SGTC Adult Education group receives award for highest post-secondary transition percentage in Georgia

Published 11:59 am Thursday, March 2, 2017


ATLANTA – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) received the Technical College System of Georgia FY2016 Adult Education Award for having the Highest Postsecondary Transition Percentage in the state. This is the second year in a row that SGTC has been recognized for this award.
LaShondra Coleman, assistant vice president for Adult Education at South Georgia Tech, and Lisa Jordan, Adult Education assistant, accepted the award for the college at the TCSG Fall Adult Education Conference awards luncheon held in Atlanta.
“We are very proud of our adult education group,” said SGTC President John Watford, Ed.D. “This is a tremendous honor not only because South Georgia Tech had the highest percentage of adult education/GED students who transitioned into postsecondary education but because of the number of lives that we are touching and improving through this service to our community.”
Wally Summers, vice president of Economic Development at SGTC who oversees the Adult Education department, thanked retired Assistant Vice President for Adult Education Jan Hobgood as well as LaShondra Coleman, the new assistant vice president for Adult Education, and all of the adult education instructors and staff who work so diligently to help the students learn. “Congratulations to everyone in the SGTC Adult Education department. This is a dedicated hardworking team that reaps benefits and results,” said Summers.
SGTC has Adult Education/GED sites in Sumter County, Plains, Crisp County, Marion County, Schley County, and Webster County. “This is certainly a high honor and splendid achievement recognition for our local Adult Education Program,” said Coleman. “We are currently enrolling students in new classes and interested persons can contact our main office at 229-931-2565 for more information about classes, GED testing, and times of classes at each of our different locations.”