Wiregrass recognized for Adult Education

Wiregrass recognized for Adult Education

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's Adult Education Program was one of four technical college programs recognized at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Adult Education Fall Conference 2014 in Atlanta.

Wiregrass South Regional Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP), a community volunteer group focused on increasing literacy rates, received the Advocacy Award for Tutor Hours. The CLCP works to promote, support and enhance community literacy efforts.

The five counties represented by this award include Berrien, Atkinson, Lanier, Brooks, and Echols counties.

The Certified Literate Community Program works with communities, businesses, education, and government agencies to fight illiteracy, it work to establish community resources, and address scarce adult education funding needed to recruit adult students.

For more information regarding our CLCP programs and to learn ways you can help out in your community contact Judy Stewart (South) at 229-468-2007 or Alice B. Hobson (North) at 229-468-2278 or visit www.wiregrass.edu.

The wiregrass Tech photo attached shows Beverly Smith Assistant Commissioner for Adult Education TCSG, Alvin Payton WGTC Vice President for Adult Education Services, Dr. Josephine Reed-Taylor Deputy Commissioner TCSG, Judy Stewart Evening Operations Coordinator/CLCP for Southern Region WGTC, Betty Smith Director of Adult Education Services WGTC, Dr. Tina Anderson WGTC President, Betty Howell Cook Campus GED instructor and Ben Copeland TCSG State Board Director.

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