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Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy

Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy

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Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy

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  1. Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy To develop a 21st century workforce through world class Career, Technical, Agricultural education.

  2. Need for NWGCCA • One of the highest unemployment rates in the State of Georgia • Prolonged unemployment rate of over 12%

  3. Largest advanced manufacturing sector in Georgia • Industry evolving to new technology – need for higher technical skills beyond high school • Need for STEM education to support industry • “Baby Boomers” retiring • Less than 16.97% of population with Bachelors degree

  4. NWGCCA • Aligning programs to Local, Regional, National Economic Data • Regional Academy – 3 districts • Satellite programs • 5 Middle Schools • 3 High Schools • Future Elementary Schools • 6-14 CTAE Model/Approach

  5. NWGCCA Unboxed • Individual Completion Plans • Career Exposure in 7th/8th Grade • ACT/GA College 411 “Interest Inventory” • Pathway Determination Sheet • Dual Enrollment/WBL Opportunity • Graduation/Pathway Completion • Post Secondary • STEM Education • Starting in 5th • MakerBot • Renewable Energy Kits • Teacher business/industry experiences