Our Strategic Initiatives

GED Testing Fee Scholarships

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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.

Caps and Gowns for Graduation

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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. 

Instructional Support Services

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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.

Pickens CLCP Board Members

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












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