Warner Robins, Ga. – The 2020 edition of the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation Race for Education 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place virtually, just as many events will amid a global pandemic to ensure the safety of participants.
The 11th Annual Race for Education benefitting Adult Education Initiatives will take place over the week of September 7-12, 2020, in celebration of National Literacy Month. The race moves from its traditional post-Labor Day Saturday to accommodate a new and exciting virtual format. Read More
August 4, 2020
Macon, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) recently took part in a food drive with the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank to provide students and community members with goods in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Event organizers set up drive-thru pickup lines for students and community members to receive food donation while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
iHeart Media and Honeybaked Ham co-sponsored the event alongside the organizations and gave gift certificates, Read More
June 22, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Testing for the GED® at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education centers re-opened this week following recent closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Adult Education Division is implementing CDC guidelines for social distancing as it invites test-candidates back into its facilities.
Test-candidates should be advised that walk-ins will not be accepted. All test candidates must schedule to test prior to arriving at the testing center. Testing slots are limited and only candidates are allowed in the building during testing. Read More
May 22, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) recently announced, Bibb County resident, Emanuel Clark, 32, as its 2020 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate.
Nominated by his instructor, Lisa Dennis, and having participated in the College’s judging process, Clark will now represent CGTC and the AED at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta, March 9-11, 2020. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors those students who have demonstrated superior achievement in adult education classes and programs. Read More
January 8, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Literacy initiatives at the Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center (HWDC), where Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) houses Adult Education Division (AED) programs alongside its partner, Help Network Inc., recently received a boost in funding thanks to a $4,250 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation.
Help Network Inc., is a non-profit organization and is the Pulaski County Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP). CLCP’s across the College’s service area support literacy and GED® acquisition alongside the work of the AED. Read More
November 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) named 2019 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), Virginia Scott, its Spirit and Social Media Award Winner for her enthusiasm amongst her fellow delegates during its recent adult education conference.
Scott, 32, earned her GED® from the College’s Adult Education Division in 2017, and represented CGTC as a delegate at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta in March. Read More
March 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Adult Education Division (AED) of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is making the final additions to its newest educational center set to open for its first recruitment event Friday, March 8, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The CGTC Adult Education Career Training (AECT) Center, located at 400 Elberta Rd. in Warner Robins, will bridge adult education initiatives of the College for citizens in south Bibb and north Houston counties. Read More
February 22, 2019
Macon, Ga. – Reaching a livable income without a high school education often requires adults to advance gradually through adult education programs, job training, and then into a career, a process the BB&T Foundation aims to accelerate with its recent $50,000 award to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation.
Working alongside the College’s Foundation, Economic Development, and Adult Education Divisions, BB&T is funding the BB&T Workforce Investment Program, a collaborative opportunity focused on impacting individuals through short-term education and training programs designed to quickly move participants toward securing and sustaining a livable wage. Read More
January 25, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – When the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education Division assigned Jeremiah Johnson duties as Accelerating Opportunity (AO) coordinator, it challenged him to oversee the progression of adult students from GED® to credit instruction quickly and effectively. Now, having been selected the 2019 Adult Education Instructor of the Year, he is proving, yet again, that he can persevere.
“Something that I always try to relate to my students is that the struggle they are going through is also my own,” he said. Read More
December 20, 2018
Warner Robins – Sixty-eight years old is better late than never to start telling the truth; that’s why, Thomas Shepler, of Vienna, Ga., pursued his GED® and now represents Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) as one of two 2018 Golden GED® Graduates of the Year for Georgia.
“I have been lying on job applications for 50 years and I finally wanted to be truthful on one of those things,” Shepler said, to a roar of laughs by the audience after the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) named him the winner at the 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference and GED® Awards in September. Read More
October 4, 2018