Education/Learning


South GA Technical College

Free Adult Education classes: Basic level designed to teach basic reading, writing, math, and language skills to adults performing on a 0-4 grade level, Intermediate level-designed to teach adults who have a minimal competence in reading, writing, math, and language and who are performing on grade levels 5-8, Secondary (GED) designed to teach all content areas required to pass the GED test. GED Testing available as needed on a scheduled basis

Service Area(s): Crisp Macon Marion Schley Sumter Webster

Lake Blackshear Regional Library

Library Services which include reference and advisory service, books, audiovisual materials and programs for all ages, adult literacy programs and free internet services

Service Area(s): Crisp Dooly Schley Sumter

Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program

To educate parents how to feed their children healthier meals and snacks, save money on food, and reduce the risk of food borne illnesses. Participants learn how to save money on food, plan quick and easy meals for their family, prepare delicious and nutritious recipes and how to keep foods safe to eat. EFNEP also offers sessions for teenage mothers where they learn how to eat healthfully during pregnancy, evaluate whether breast feeding or bottle feeding is best for them and to feed their baby appropriately to help prevent childhood overweight. Also, workshops are offered for children and youth ages 4 to 18 years of age. These programs are offered through after school programs, Headstart, Pre-K and other agencies. Participants learn how to make healthy food choices, wash hands properly and how to prepare easy and healthy snacks. Participants receive a certificate after completion.

Service Area(s): Sumter

Southern Crescent Technical College

In order to prepare individuals to pass the GED, the Adult Education Program has classes that are specifically designed for adults who have different needs, backgrounds, and skills. A flexible program has been designed which meets the needs of any individual wishing to participate. Programs are located at our two main campuses in Griffin and Thomaston

Service Area(s): Butts Fayette Henry Jasper Lamar Pike Taylor
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