Coleman named assistant VP for Adult Education at SGTC
Published 4:59 pm Monday, October 24, 2016
From STAFF REPORTS
AMERICUS – LaShondra D. Coleman of Marietta has been named assistant vice president for Adult Education at South Georgia Technical College (SGTC), announced President John Watford, Ed.D. She reports to SGTC’s Vice President of Economic Development Wally Summers.
“South Georgia Technical College’s Adult Education department is one of the finest in the state,” said Watford. “This department works with the individuals in our area who need basic academic skills and who are interested in GED test preparation, adult literacy and workplace literacy programs. We are very fortunate to have someone with LaShondra Coleman’s experience to fill this valuable position and we look forward to working with her in this capacity.”
“By providing individuals in our service area with access to Adult Education and GED services, we are helping to provide a better trained workforce for business and industry,” he said. “We are also encouraging our GED graduates to continue their education and training by enrolling in South Georgia Technical College.”
Coleman has a master of education in guidance education with endorsements in reading comprehension, education and psychology or mental health. She also has a bachelor of arts in political science. She has been working as an Education Curriculum specialist with the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice where she supervised the General Education Development (GED) and General Education Plan (GEP) instructors in the Youth Detention Centers throughout Georgia.
“I am very excited about this new opportunity,” said Coleman. “I am thrilled to be a part of the South Georgia Technical College team and its excellent adult education program. I look forward to working with the staff and students.”