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July 06, 2010
Gwinnett Tech Serves Largest Number of GED® Test Takers in Georgia
GTC posts largest growth in GED® test takers between 2008 & 2009
Gwinnett Technical College was recognized by the Technical College System of Georgia's GED® Testing Program for having the largest number of GED® test takers in the state last year.
Gwinnett Tech was also recognized among the large-sized GED® testing centers in Georgia as having the largest growth in the number of test takers between 2008 and 2009. Gwinnett Tech administered the GED® tests to 1,566 students in 2008 and 1,832 students in 2009, an increase of 17 percent.
"Earning the GED® credential is vital to students who want to advance in their job, open themselves to additional career opportunities and continue their education at the college level. We're very proud of our role in helping so many individuals earn this important credential," says Alberto Leyva, director of adult education, Gwinnett Tech.
Gwinnett Tech offers GED® test preparation classes and administers the tests on campus through the Adult Education program. For more information, call 678-226-6662 or visit www.GwinnettTech.edu/ged.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.