Regular Membership

All members of GCEA may take advantage of the following opportunities and services:

  • The Communicator is the official publication of GCEA.
  • The Visual Communications Journal is a scholarly journal published annually by the Association.
  • Gutenberg Student Awards is a student graphic communications contest for all educational levels.
  • Industry & Education Partnerships are established as a result of the activities sponsored by the Association.
  • Project/Idea Exchange Members can exchange projects, ideas, information sheets, and classroom promotional material.
  • Website provides a forum where members can share information and ideas.
  • Resource Network is established among members through formal and informal channels.
  • Regional Meetings are arranged and promoted by GCEA Regional Vice Presidents in each of the nine geographic areas.

Sustaining Membership 

As a Sustaining Member, you will receive numerous benefits including: •Opportunities to network with educators dedicated to preparing future employees.

  • GCEA publications including:
    • The Communicator, GCEA’s newsletter.
    • The Visual Communications Journal, the annual scholarly journal.
  • Name listed in each issue of The Communicator
  • A 3.5” x 2.5” ad in one issue of The Communicator at no cost
  • Use of the GCEA Sustaining Member logo in your publications
  • Use of the GCEA membership mailing list
  • A handsome wall plaque
  • Opportunity to influence the direction of graphic communications education through:
    • Conference presentations and product demonstrations
    • Articles in The Communicator and Visual Communications Journal
    • Serving on the advisory council
    • Beta test sites for new equipment and products.