Lillie Ann Winn named Dean of Adult Education at SGTC
Published 2:30 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
From STAFF REPORTS
AMERICUS — Lillie Ann Winn of Montezuma has been named Dean of Adult Education at South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) effective immediately, announced President John Watford, Ed.D. She will be reporting to SGTC’s Vice President of Academic Affairs David Kuipers.
“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 Lillie Ann Winn join the South Georgia Technical College team and we look forward to working with her in this capacity.”
Watford added that adult education is extremely important to the college’s overall mission of workforce development. “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. We are also encouraging our GED graduates to continue their education and training by enrolling in South Georgia Technical College.”
Winn has a master of post-secondary education in instructional technology from Troy University and a bachelor of science in business administration, accounting from Georgia Southwestern State University. She has been working as a business education teacher at Macon County High School in Montezuma since 2005. She was recognized as the Teacher of the Year for the Macon County School System in 2016, and also was recognized as Star Teacher in 2014-2015. She most recently served as the CTAE Director for the Macon County School System.
“I am very excited about this new opportunity,” said Winn. “I was an adjunct accounting instructor at South Georgia Technical College for several years before I explored other career opportunities. I am thrilled to be a part of the South Georgia Technical College team again and to have the opportunity to work with its excellent adult education program and the entire staff and students.”
As the Dean of Adult Education, Winn will be responsible for management of adult education programs and instructional services for Georgia citizens in a seven county Service Delivery Area (SDA) which includes Sumter, Crisp, Schley, Macon, Marion, Webster, and Taylor counties. She will plan and organize the SDA work to meet the Technical College System of Georgia Office of Adult Education National Reporting System (NRA) goals and other specified directed activities as well as prepare the program specifications and budget for the SDA.
She will also monitor progress and productivity of assigned staff, promote the Adult Education Program to public and private organizations, serve on various boards and committees, oversee the administration of assessment and student placement tests for Adult Education students; maintain and oversee the maintenance of student records and provide financial management to include budget development and oversight responsibilities.