Students from Whitfield County High School High Tech Program toured North West Technical College. The students were given an informative and educational tour of the college and the programs offered.
Students started and ended the tour with NWTC staff question and answer sessions. Topics related to services provided by NWTC were discussed. One of the main topics discussed was “Self Advocacy” when seeking accommodations and enrollment.
Students were then invited to tour the campus and observe the various technical training courses. NWTC staff took the students to following:
Educators from NWTC also covered other programs and campus locations. Students were encouraged to explore NWTC website, register and research the numerous fields of study available.
Disability coordinators met with students and addressed questions, and provided an introduction to the school enrollment procedure, trades training provided, and the qualifications to be admitted such as graduating high school.
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The Georgia High School High Tech Program is a comprehensive community-based program providing youth with disabilities a link to academic and career-development experiences that enable them to successfully meet the workforce demands of the 21st century.