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Albany Technical College has been selected as a recipient of a $50,000 Defense Grant, offered by the Technical College System of Georgia Office of Workforce Development. This will directly impact the lives of military personnel and their spouses in the local community. Albany Technical College entered into a one-year agreement with the City and County Governments of Albany, Dougherty County. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed.

Under the agreement, Albany Technical College in collaboration with the City and County Governments of Albany, Dougherty County will provide career and technical training services to military personnel who are transitioning out of service, and the spouses of active-duty military personnel. These individuals will be eligible to take Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) and/or Continuing Education courses, which will allow them to use the training within the local workforce region or upon transferring to another station for duty.

Opportunities available to these individuals can include Quality Assurance Specialist – Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, or Quality Assurance Professional -Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. These 15-week certificates are regionally accredited through Albany Technical College. Quality Assurance Specialist is also embedded in two different degrees if an individual wants to continue education through enrollment in an associate degree in either Operations Management or Business Logistics Management.

Upon completion of the training, participants will be eligible for internships, through the City of Albany and Dougherty County. The participants will have the option to intern within various governmental departments which aligns with their program of study.

Call 229-430-3500 or email admissions@albanytech.edu and ask about the Defense Grant Awarded to Albany Technical College to assist Transitioning Military Personnel and Military Spouses in Southwest Georgia

 

Albany Technical College is responsible for meeting all financial and programmatic requirements for this grant. The period of performance for the grant will be June 1, 2021 – to May 30, 2022.

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