Warner Robins, Ga. – On the last day of April, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) nursing instructor, Krystal Gilbert, spent her day off from the front lines of Queens Hospital considering a slice of New York style pizza as she proctored final exams, while her colleague, Ashley Rivers, boarded an afternoon flight home to a quarantine hotel.
For both of them, life as a nursing instructor during the spring semester has been anything but routine; it’s actually been a whirlwind of emotions, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – In June, the Georgia Department of Corrections named John S. Harvey, Business Customer Service and Technology instructor, a finalist for its 2017 Vocational Instructor of the Year. Harvey, a nine-year veteran of correction education, works in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services at Johnson State Prison – an unexpected teaching environment – living out his passion to help others find their way in life.
“I never imagined myself working in the prison environment,” he said. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Criminal Justice instructor, Dr. Cheronie Blunt, recently garnered a pair of awards being named Houston County’s 2018 General Educator of the Year by the Council for Exceptional Children, for her instruction in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Dual Enrollment program at the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), and HCCA’s 2018 Teacher of the Year.
Regarded by HCCA principal Sabrina Phelps, to be a believer in the importance of instructing her students on career planning and value of understanding all people, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – The approach to teaching for Lisa Dennis, the newly recognized 2018 Instructor of the Year for Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED), is one that has generally been centered on students with years removed from the classroom, but even as the “adult” has changed, her focus has never deviated.
“Challenges and rewards are abundant and normal in Adult Education,” said Dennis, a 17-year veteran of adult education instruction. “Throughout my time working, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently named Shawna Early, a Business and Computer Technologies program chair for computer skills, and Rabon Hewell, an adjunct instructor in health sciences, the Rick Perkins Award Winner and Adjunct Instructor of the Year for 2018, respectively.
Early, who received the local Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the fall semester Awards Day, will now move on to the regional competition.
“As the winner of the Rick Perkins Award, Read More
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