Working with the community to promote literacy and workforce development.
Each full battery GED test cost a student $160. This does not include the additional $24 for the official practice tests. The Pickens CLCP provides scholarships to Pickens County residents. Last year the Pickens CLCP provided 45 scholarships.
When students attend classes through our partner agency, Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education, they are invited to attend an official graduation ceremony. Pickens CLCP provides caps and gowns for the students to borrow during the ceremony.
The local technical college operates a learning center with state and federal funding. There are years when this funding is not enough to provide an instructional aide in Pickens County. Pickens CLCP has been able to provide funding for a part-time instructor and an instructional aide.
Mr. Paul Nealey, Board Chair
Owner, Ronnie Thompson Ford
Mr. Jon Collins, Board Vice Chair
Region 1 Representative, Georgia Family Connections
Ms. Kim Southern, Board Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer, Community Bank of Pickens County
Judge Brenda Weaver
Chief Superior Court Judge, Appalachian Judicial Circuit
Mr. Rob Jones
Chairman, Pickens County Board of Commissioners
Ms. Gerri Sauer
Regional Manager, North Georgia Staffing
Ms. Destini Shope
Public Relations Director, Pickens County Schools
Ms. Amy Denney, CLCP Director
Associate Director, Chattahoochee Technical College