Albany Tech Seeking 50 Students for Pilot Educational Joint Enrollment Project

Staff Report

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Albany Technical College is seeking 50 adult students for a unique pilot program before October 19. A student can now take college courses and earn their high school equivalency at the same time. This initiative offers an innovative path to obtain skills training in high demand fields with greater salaries while at the same time earning a high school education. 

Candidates should be 21 years old or older and HAVE NOT graduated from high school or earned a GED. Those chosen must joint enroll in one of the programs listed below and in adult high school equivalency classes. No application fee is required. A qualified candidate will be eligible for the PELL Grant, HOPE Grant, Work-Study, and/or Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) financial aid.

If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Jonita Coleman at Albany Technical College. Ms. Coleman can be reached at 229.430-7881 or jcoleman@albanytech.edu. Apply before October 1, 2020. See the attached link below. The first 50 students will enroll in the pilot program on October 19, 2020. Apply now. A two-week lead time is required.