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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Ahead of its 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation announced its sponsors for the event. BB&T and Kumho Tire are event sponsors this year and lead a strong group of community organizations and companies committed to supporting the College’s Adult Education Division (AED).
Additional sponsors at the platinum level include, Robins Financial Credit Union; the gold level includes, Read More
August 31, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Whether someone chooses to improve their English language skills to find a job, earn a college degree, or industry certification at CGTC, the Adult Education English Language Program (ELP), offers a unique immersion environment and experiences with U.S. culture. ELP students spend a substantial portion of their academic time working on language acquisition and academic achievements that dramatically broaden their perspective and prepare them for their future career goals.
Ysabella Escalona was a student in the program for three months, Read More
July 24, 2018
Fort Valley, Ga. – Tune in to V101.7 and stop by the Fort Valley Festival State Park Saturday, June 30, 2018 as Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) partners with local radio host Mamma Mia for its second free, summer recruitment event.
The Adult Education Recruitment Fair, held in collaboration with the Middle Georgia Consortium, will bring fun and music to the park, June 30, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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June 29, 2018
Hawkinsville, Ga. – The circle of most students’ academic lives is not even much of a circle at all, but the actual shapes do reveal wonderful insights. It was for that very reason why two adult education students at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center found themselves taking in a matinee of The Lion King at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre at the end of January.
Sharon McGhee and Zachary Williams participated in this cultural experience facilitated by the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Mercer University. Read More
February 8, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Twelve years ago, adult education student, Chereese Clayton, felt like a failure and a disappointment to her family and herself.
“I dropped out of high school knowing that I would not graduate with my class of 2005. Failing math class and not having the credits needed was very depressing and I was not mature enough to deal with failure. I gave up on my education not knowing that failure was one of life’s many challenges,” she said. Read More
December 8, 2017
Macon, Ga. – The Adult Education Division’s Career and Opportunity Center (AECOC) on the Macon campus of Central Georgia Technical College will host a recruitment fair on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the K-Building.
The event titled, REBOUND: A New Start, New Connections, will focus on informing the public of the opportunities available at the Center. Information about the GED® program and testing, workforce innovation opportunities, dual-enrollment, English Literacy Program (ELP), Read More
October 27, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Greeting cards designed by Rhonda Miller, winner of the 2017 GED® Graduate of Outstanding Achievement for Georgia, sell without inspirational messages on the inside. Miller, a 1992 graduate of the Adult Education program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), did not get her greeting card business off the ground until the beginning of the decade, but now with recognition of her entrepreneurial spirit by her peers, she is hoping her story might inspire the message someone writes in the card. Read More
October 13, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education Division recently took home five awards at the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) 2017 Adult Education Fall Conference and GED® Awards, including one individual award for a GED® graduate of outstanding achievement.
The awards were given at a luncheon in September in Atlanta in front adult education and testing leadership statewide. The awards come on the heels of Gov. Nathan Deal’s announcement that 10,128 Georgians graduated with GED® certificates in the past year, Read More
October 5, 2017