Randy Southerland, author of the article, contacted several Bowman and Elbert County business professionals to "highlight another interesting place" in Georgia. According to Sutherland " ...most people (readers) are interested in tourism, local color, (and) visiting...
After many long hours, certain funding and much vetting, the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton & Bowman is more than pleased to announce an incredible new partnership with the State of Georgia, through their Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development...
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Athens Technical College-Elbert County Campus
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ATHENS TECHNICAL COLLEGE-ELBERT COUNTY CAMPUS
Higher education has a clear “pay-off” and is a fundamental factor of development. Educated workers can figure out what-is and what-is-not worthy of support and effort when it comes to new business within the community.
Education promotes productivity and entrepreneurship. Productivity then creates technological advances, and so on…
–Rusty Warner, Economic Development Director, Elbert County Development Authority-
In addition to being the Elbert County Development Authority’s office of economic development, the Elbert County campus of Athens Technical College offers career development and academic support, in addition to regular programs of study.
The Elbert County Campus is located on 47 acres of beautifully landscaped, rolling land in Northeast Georgia not far from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The campus incorporates a 6-acre lake and a community park. Opening in 1997, the campus now serves over 500 credit students from Elbert, Hart and Wilkes Counties, and other surrounding counties.
PROGRAMS of STUDY (just a sampling):
Accounting – Air Conditioning- Automotive- Baking & Pastry- Biological Sciences & Biotechnology- Business Technology- CAD-Basic & Advanced- Commercial Truck Driving- Computer Support- Consumer Economics -Cosmetology -Criminal Justice -Culinary Arts- Dental Assisting & Hygiene- Diesel Engine Service, Electronic & Maintenance- Drafting- Early Childhood Care & Education- Electric-Basic- Construction Systems- Environmental- EMC Professions- Fire Professionals- Grinder Operations (basic)- Healthcare- Hospitality- Hotel- Restaurant- Tourism- Industrial Systems- Interiors- Machine Tool Technology- Medical Assistant- Nanotechnology- Nursing- Paramedicine- PC Repair & Network Technician- Phlebotomy- Photovoltaic -Radiology- Social Work- Sports Management- Stormwater & Erosion Control- Surgical Technology- Veterinary- Technician Welding
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