Information from Albany Technical College-
Albany Technical College has announced the promotion of current Associate Vice President of Adult Education, Linda H. Coston, to Vice President of Adult Education.
A native of Leesburg, Georgia and graduate of the Lee County School System, Coston received her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Albany State University School of Business and her master's degree in Administration from Georgia Southwestern State University. She also completed the Leadership Excellency Academy training program with ProLiteracy and is a Certified Manager in Program Improvement (CMPI®).
Coston began her career with Albany Tech in 1993 as the Director of Continuing Education. In 1996, she established the Adult Literacy program for the college's seven-county service delivery area (SDA) with responsibility for program operations and grant writing. She has held positions of Director, Dean and Associate Vice President with the College.
During her leadership in the Adult Education program, an average of 1600 students are enrolled annually. In the course of the last five years, examinees were tested for the GED® with 2,011 GED® credentials awarded. Prior to her employment with Albany Tech, Coston was employed in industry and banking for over 20 years.
She is actively involved in community service and currently serves as the Vice-Chairman for the Albany Housing Authority.
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