Category: Education

GA Lottery 6 County Analysis


The HOPE Scholarship Program has helped create a more educated workforce in Georgia and an attractive place for both employers and employees. This year, more than 80,000 children are enrolled in Georgia’s Pre-K Program in more than 3,800 Pre-K classrooms in all 159 counties in the state. Last school year alone, over 171,000 students attended colleges throughout Georgia on the HOPE Scholarship and Grant Program, receiving $724 million in lottery proceeds. Georgia Lottery proceeds are used to fund specific education programs: Tuition grants and scholarships to undergraduate college students for attendance at eligible Georgia colleges, universities, or technical colleges The Georgia [...]

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GEORGIA MARINE WORKFORCE SUMMIT


Coastal Pines Technical College rolled out plans for a new diploma program during a presentation at the Georgia Marine Workforce Summit last week at Crooked River State Park. Camden area students will have the opportunity in the near future to earn a 40-hour marine engine technology diploma at the college, which also will offer 15- and 17-hour certificate programs for basic marine engine technician and basic marine servicing technician. The program fits into the economic development agenda that the Joint Development Authority hopes will bring more employers and more jobs to the county. Meeting of the minds The JDA organized the [...]

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