Mike Grundmann, Director of Advanced Manufacturing at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, presented the Elbert County Development Authority of Elberton & Bowman director, Rusty Warner, official certification, partnership, and acceptance into the...
April 24-28 has been proclaimed Manufacturing Appreciation Week, by Governor Deal. Tommy Lyons, Rusty Warner, Tom Denny, Rick Prince, Allen Nicas, Donna Young (MollerTech), and Mathew Pruitt (EGA) all took the trip to Atlanta to support our two nominees: MoellerTech...
A newly transformed Samuel Elbert Hotel reopened its doors “after decades”, yesterday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Elberton Mayor Larry Guest, Elberton City Council members, City Manager, Lanier Dunn; Bowman Mayor, Betty Jo Maxwell; County Commissioners, State...
Georgia Trend Magazine just released another article about what is "going on" within Georgia counties. Elbert County stands out again with 'Forward Focused' economic development. In the article, we are noted as encouraging growth with the availability of jobs; worker...
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Athens Technical College-Elbert County Campus
Education & Training
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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