Education (Blog)

Grant encourages digital learners

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation and technology leader Cisco recently teamed up to award Georgia State University (GSU) a $300,000 grant to encourage students, especially those from backgrounds under-represented in the industry, to pursue an education in technology. GSU is…

HOPE Career Grants expanded

Beginning in January, students will have access to HOPE Career Grants in five additional programs that reflect the state’s fastest growing industries. The grants will enable qualified students to receive free tuition in pursuit of diplomas or certificates in aviation,…

Report reveals state workforce gaps

The Metro Atlanta Chamber, in partnership with Accenture, recently released its second Your Talent, Your Future report examining workforce gaps in Georgia. Data for the report came from a variety of sources and examined technical college certificates and credentials, associate’s…

Literacy Day in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal proclaimed this week, Sept. 4-8, 2017, as Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, with today being named Literacy Day in Georgia. The proclamation was in recognition of several alarming facts about literacy in our country and state.…