National GED® test changes have positive impact on SRTC students

National scoring system enhancements mean almost 1,900 former Georgia GED® test-takers now eligible to pass; at least 25 in surrounding area. Atlanta – Almost 1,900 Georgia students may achieve a passing grade on their GED® Test thanks to new scoring enhancements by the national GED® Testing Service. The passing score for high school equivalency has been recalibrated from 150 to 145, which means that 1,880 Georgia students who, since Jan. 1, 2014, have received scores from 145 to...



SRTC Adult Education Partners with Literacy Volunteers to Reach Those In Need

Pictured Left to Right: student Maria Talavera, SRTC Instructor Karla Wiley, student Nora Ahmed, and student Manuel Marquez Education at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is continually evolving in credit and non-credit areas of instruction. The Adult Education / GED program is one of many award-winning programs area residents have the opportunity to take advantage of at no cost to them. Our Adult Education Program is designed for those individuals who need assistance with...



SRTC Faculty and Student Receive System-wide Adult Education Award

Pictured left to right: TCSG Deputy Commissioner Matt Arthur, TCSG Commissioner Gretchen Corbin, SRTC Distance Education Specialist Katie Harrison, and TCSG Assistant Commissioner for Adult Education Beverly Smith ATLANTA – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recognized the most outstanding GED graduates of the year at its annual Fall Adult Education Conference awards luncheon on Sept. 29. Four students secured the state’s three highest awards for GED achievement....



New Tax Credits Benefit Businesses Who Educate Workers

Employers can earn up to $100,000 in tax credits with new state program Georgia employers can now take advantage of new tax credits when they support employees’ successful completion of a General Educational Development (GED®) test. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) will work with businesses in the state to promote the participation and success of employee GED® attainment.    “Nearly 18 percent of Georgia’s adult population has less than a high school education,”...