ALBANY, GEORGIA – Albany Technical College (ATC) will host a High School Partners breakfast on Thursday, January 25, 2018, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Kirkland Conference Center on campus. The purpose of the event is to educate high school counselors within Albany Tech’s Service Delivery Area (SDA) of dual enrollment and other academic offerings at the college.

Following a welcome from Dr. Tanjula Petty, Vice President for Academic Affairs at ATC, the purpose of the event and a special presentation will be provided by ATC President, Dr. Anthony O. Parker. Petty will also present on new academic programs offered at ATC, which currently include Business Healthcare Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mechatronics Technology, Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology, Sustainable Renewable and Alternative Energy Technology, Residential Energy Efficiency Technology, Green Building Technology, and Precision Manufacturing and Maintenance Technology. Other existing program enhancements will be also be presented, included Environmental Horticulture, Carpentry and Masonry.

Barbara Brown, Vice President for Student Affairs will discuss all dual enrollment options with the group and Matt Trice, Vice President for ATC’s Center for Business Solutions will discuss economic development opportunities. After presentations, counselors will have an opportunity to pose questions on materials presented and setup tours of programs for future dates. Closing remarks will be provided by Dr. Parker.

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