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Joint enrollment forum set for ATC

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Technical College will hold a dual/joint enrollment forum for area high school students and their parents on at 6:00 pm in the Kirkland Conference Center to educate students and their parents about the options available to high school students through Albany Tech's dual/joint enrollment programs.

These programs provide an opportunity for high school students to enroll in college while pursuing their high school graduation requirements.

Albany Tech President, Dr. Anthony O. Parker, and Dr. Butch Mosely, Interim Superintendent of the Dougherty County School System, will be on hand to speak to students.

Dianne L. Barker, Secondary Education Initiatives State Coordinator for the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), will speak on the importance and impact of dual, joint, and all high school programs in Georgia.

Dr. Ufot Inyang, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction with the Dougherty County School System, will discuss options for students with academic difficulties.

Neal Shorthouse, President of Communities In Schools in Georgia will also speak on behalf of CIS's involvement in this initiative. Students who are currently enrolled in dual/joint programs at Albany Tech will also give their testimony on their experiences.

A short video will be presented to discuss dual/joint enrollment benefits within technical colleges in Georgia.

 

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