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Southwest Georgia Certified Literate Communities Recognized

On March 10, 2020, two Southwest Georgia Certified Literate Communities were honored as Legacy Communities in celebration of the 30-year anniversary of the Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP). SWGA Regional and Tifton-Tift County CLCPs were each recognized for the work they have done over the past 30 years. The SWGA Regional CLC includes Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas and Worth counties. In 1990,...



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Goodwill Partners With SRTC TO Provide Scholarships And Educational Support in the Community

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, Inc. has partnered with Albany Technical College in Albany, Ga. and Southern Regional Technical College in Tifton, Ga. to provide scholarships, training and educational support for individuals in the community. Through this new partnership, Goodwill will offer scholarships to individuals attending Albany Technical College and Southern Regional Technical College and planning to further their education. The scholarships will be funded by...



Tifton EAGLE Delegate Soars at State Level

On Wednesday, March 13, the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) announced their 2019 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) winners. Out of 26 top candidates, Mr. Joshua Jackson of Tifton was recognized as first runner up. The EAGLE Program celebrates adult learners in pursuit of excellence. This state-wide program recognizes and honors students who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in statewide adult education classes. Adult Education instructors in...



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SRTC's 2019 EAGLE Delegate Soars to Success.

On Thursday, December 6, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) announced their 2019 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate, Mr. Joshua Jackson of Tifton. The EAGLE Program celebrates adult learners in pursuit of excellence. This state-wide program recognizes and honors students who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in statewide adult education classes. Adult Education instructors in public, private, and grantee agencies nominate students at the local...



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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...



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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...



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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....



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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,”...