Central Georgia Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, provides traditional and distance learning educational programs and services. Through credit instruction, adult education, and customized business and industry workforce training, the College contributes to economic and workforce development within its eleven-county service area and throughout the State of Georgia.
Consistent with its Mission, as presented by its faculty and staff, Central Georgia Technical College affirms the following Philosophy that it is the College's responsibility:
- To provide quality academic and technical instruction leading to career preparation at the associate degree level and below through traditional and distance education modes of delivery.
- To provide appropriate adult educational opportunities to promote literacy among the general public and workforce personnel.
- To design and staff programs that will meet the needs of business and industry by training, retraining, and upgrading skills and work habits that promote maximum productivity.
- To establish a foundation for lifelong learning that will enhance the potential of the individuals in the greater Central Georgia region to become more productive, responsible, and upwardly mobile members of society.
- To promote public awareness of the value of academic and technical education.
- To collaborate with other postsecondary and secondary institutions to provide a seamless educational system.
Central Georgia Technical College's vision is that the College will be an integral part of a dynamic, unified system of technical education, adult education, and customized business and industry training, using current technology with access to education and training for citizens in its eleven-county service area and the State of Georgia. As a member of this system, the College will be a part of a seamless educational continuum which students can efficiently transition from secondary education to technical college and beyond.
The College envisions an educational system that develops a competitive workforce and quality communities, thus contributing to the greater central Georgia's economic success in the global marketplace. The recognition that this system will command throughout the state will make it the preferred educational option for that majority of adults whose career choices require qualifications beyond a high school diploma, for those companies that require customized training and retraining services, and for those seeking a lifetime of educational experiences.
History of the College
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) was officially established to conduct business by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia during its September 2012 meeting when the Board approved the consolidation of *Middle Georgia Technical College (est.1973), Warner Robins, GA and *Central Georgia Technical College (est. 1962), Macon, GA. The College Leadership then requested and received approval from its regional accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees during its June 2013 meeting to continue as an accredited institution with Level I status, granting associate degrees. The consolidated College officially began doing business as Central Georgia Technical College July 1, 2013. A Mission statement for the consolidated College was approved by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia during its April 2013 meeting and was distributed throughout the College community.
The primary campus for CGTC is located at 80 Cohen Walker Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088. The College services eleven counties in Georgia as listed here: Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, and Twiggs. The College has campuses located in Milledgeville (Baldwin), Macon (Bibb), and Warner Robins (Houston). Instructional Centers are also located in Eatonton (Putnam), Roberta (Crawford), Gray (Jones), Forsyth (Monroe), and Hawkinsville (Pulaski). Although the College is assigned a specific service area by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) it offers distance education opportunities through on-line and hybrid instruction. In addition, the College offers Adult Education services to citizens within the eleven county service area listed above and in Macon County therefore servicing citizens with adult education activities in twelve counties at various locations throughout each.
The consolidated College operates 958,186 square feet of State owned or leased existing facility space with an expected additional 78,345 sq. ft. Health Services facility being added at its Warner Robins, Houston County campus.
CGTC offers 39 associate degrees, 50 diplomas, and 124 technical certificates of credit in areas of Aerospace, Trade and Industry, Business and Computer Technologies, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Professional Services and General Studies. The College also offers continuing education classes and economic development services. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and many programs hold industry-specific accreditations, licensure, and approvals from various state and national agencies. CGTC, in the tradition of the individual Colleges, will continue to contribute to economic and workforce development in its eleven county service area and throughout the State of Georgia.
Together, Middle Georgia Technical College and Central Georgia Technical have long histories. To view historical information on each College prior to the consolidation visit MGTC/CGTC History prior to July 1, 2013.
CGTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Accreditation processes are coordinated by the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness who may be reached by calling (478) 757-3424. The Commission on Colleges is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
Statement of Accreditation:
Central Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Central Georgia Technical College.
Board of Directors
The Local Board of Directors for Central Georgia Technical College was established in 1989. The 10-member board is representative of the College's service area with three members from Bibb County, two from Baldwin; and one each from Jones, Monroe, Putnam, Twiggs, and Crawford Counties. The members are appointed by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia.
The Board's role is to interpret State policies and provide supplemental policies to ensure that the needs of the citizenry, business, and industry in the College's service area are met to the highest possible degree and in the most effective and efficient manner, within the guidelines of the policies, goals, and objectives of the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia.
The Local Board of Directors meets a minimum of eight times each year. Regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for all academic programs that include associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates and the adult education initiative. The faculty and instructional staff report to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Administrative Financial Services
Administrative Financial Services performs the following functions: management and operation of accounting, budgeting and financial reporting, inventory and asset management, payroll records management, purchasing, Health and Flexible Benefit Programs, other personnel functions, application of federal guidelines and regulations.
The Office of Adult Education is responsible for the administration of the GED Testing Program, GED Test Preparation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Specialist Education, Adult Literacy, English as a Second Language, Citizenship and Accelerating Opportunity programs. Workplace, volunteer, health literacy, financial literacy, and family literacy programs are a part of Adult Education services. The faculty and staff report to the Vice President for Adult Education.
The Office of Economic Development is responsible for customized training, business and industry programs and continuing education. Quick Start programs, the Computer Training Center, and administration of the Georgia Work Ready Program are part of the College's economic development services.
Institutional Advancement and Foundation
Institutional Advancement coordinates the solicitation of funds, grants, and properties from corporations, government agencies and private sources. The CGTC and MGTC Foundations provide private funding for capital expansion and improvements, equipment, staff and faculty development, scholarships and endowments.
Marketing and Public Relations
Marketing and Public Relations coordinates all public relations efforts that support the growth and development of the college. The goal of the department is to enhance the college's presence throughout the middle Georgia community by developing and maintaining an effective communications strategy that reaches local, state and national media, business leaders, legislators and prospective students.
Facilities and Ancillary Services
Facilities and Ancillary Services is responsible for coordination and oversight of campus expansion, construction, renovation, facilities maintenance, grounds, custodial services, safety, security and information technology are provided.
Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for coordination and oversight of educational initiatives, college-wide professional development, and evaluation and planning processes that support mission fulfillment, quality assurance, and adherence to accreditation principles. Research and evaluation responsibilities are conducted to support collegiate planning, policy formation, and decision-making.
Office of the President
The Office of the President supports the educational, economic, and community development missions of the College. The Office of the President assures the academic and technical education, student support services, customized business and industry services, continuing education, and adult education services are held to the highest standards by guiding each division's leaders and staff.
The Office of Student Affairs provides the following services: Admissions, Registrar's Office, Recruitment, Career Services, Athletics and Student Activities, Disability and Special Populations Services, High School Initiatives, Student Support Services and Testing Services.
Student Financial Services
The Office of Student Financial Services provides Financial Aid Services to our students who are eligible. Student Financial Services also assists students with Scholarship, Third Party, WIA, VA, and all other tuition and fee payments. This office also provides Direct Loan Workshops and assistance with Financial Aid applications to students.
The Office of Technology supports the constantly changing high-technology environment of CGTC by providing comprehensive technology services to advance instruction, college services, and business processes for students, faculty, staff, administration, and the community. The Office of Technology works together with the college community by assisting with technology initiatives, planning, securing resources, exploring new technology, and implementing and maintaining technology projects. The Office of Technology strives to meet the needs of its stakeholders by staying current with industry changes and receiving input from all parties and the community, along with technology experts. The staff of the Office of Technology reports to the Vice President of Technology.
The consolidated Central Georgia Technical College Foundation, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization, supports Central Georgia Technical College in its mission to contribute to economic and workforce development in Central Georgia. The Foundation strives to promote community awareness of the benefits offered by the College and to supplement available resources through private funding for capital expansion and improvements, equipment, staff and faculty development, and endowments. The CGTC Foundation serves students, educational initiatives, and community partnerships in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, and Twiggs Counties.
The CGTC Foundation was established in 2014 when the Board of Trustees voted to consolidate the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation (established in 1991) and the Middle Georgia Technical College Foundation (established in 1988) to appropriately reflect the mission of the new Central Georgia Technical College.
The CGTC Foundation is governed by a local board of trustees who solicit gifts, bequests of property, and funds designated to support educational purposes at the College. The Board of Trustees cultivates and coordinates cash, grants and other funding, as well as property from industry, business, foundations and friends of CGTC.
At CGTC, each instructional program has an advisory committee which
consists of business leaders who counsel and guide instructors to
maintain quality programs and educational training standards. Instructional
advisory committees provide advice for programs of study and make
recommendations for improvement to meet employment standards within
the occupation. These committees advise and assist CGTC in conducting
community surveys, course planning, laboratory planning, recruitment
of teachers, assistance to teachers, placement of students, and
public relations. Curricula change recommendations made by the Advisory
Committees are forwarded through the State Standards Revision Process.
Central Georgia Technical College Calendar 2014 – 2015
|2014 Fall Semester (201512)|
|August 18, Monday||Fall Semester Begins|
|August 18 – 20, Monday – Wednesday||Drop/Add Period/Refund Deadline|
|August 23, Saturday||Saturday Classes Begin|
|August 30, Saturday||No Saturday Classes|
|September 1, Monday||Labor Day Holliday (College Closed)|
|October 9, Thursday||Midterm|
|October 10, Friday||Student Holiday|
|November 3, Monday||Spring Semester Registration Opens (Current & Returning Students)|
|November 11, Tuesday||Veteran's Day Holiday (College Closed)|
|November 17, Monday||Spring Semester Registration Opens (New Students)|
|November 24-25, Monday-Tuesday||Student Holiday|
|November 26, Wednesday||Confederate Memorial Day (Observed - College Closed)|
|November 27, Thursday||Thanksgiving (College Closed)|
|November 28, Friday||Robert E. Lee's Birthday (Observed - College Closed)|
|November 29, Saturday||No Saturday Classes|
|December 10, Wednesday||Last Day of Classes|
|December 11, Thursday||Final Exams (T/R Classes|
|December 12, Friday||Student Holiday/Work Day|
|December 13, Saturday||End Saturday Classes/Final Exams|
|December 15, Monday||Final Exams (M/W Classes)|
|December 16, Tuesday||Final Exam Make-Up|
|December 17, Wednesday||Grades Due|
|December 24, Wednesday||Columbus Day (Observed - College Closed)|
|December 25, Thursday||Christmas Day (College Closed)|
|December 26, Friday||Washington's Birthday (Observed - College Closed)|
|2015 Spring Semester (201514)|
|January 1, Thursday||New Year's Day (College Closed)|
|January 6, Tuesday||Spring Semester Begins|
|January 6 - 8, Tuesday - Thursday||Drop/Add Period/Refund Deadline|
|January 10, Saturday||Saturday Classes Begins|
|January 19, Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)|
|February 16, Monday||Student Holiday|
|March 2, Monday||Midterm|
|March 16, Monday||Summer Semester Registration Opens (Current & Returning Students)|
|March 30 - April 3, Monday - Friday||Spring Break Student Holiday|
|April 4, Saturday||No Saturday Classes|
|April 6, Monday||Summer Semester Registration (New Students)|
|April 29, Wednesday||Last Day of Classes|
|April 30, Thursday||Final Exams (T/R classes)|
|May 2, Saturday||End Saturday Classes/Final Exams|
|May 4, Monday||Final Exams (M/W classes)|
|May 5, Tuesday||Final Exam Make-Up|
|May 6, Wednesday||Grades Due|
|May 8, Friday||Graduation|
|2015 Summer Semester (201516)|
|May 19, Tuesday||Summer Semester Begins|
|May 19 – 21, Tuesday – Thursday||Drop/Add Period/Refund Deadline|
|May 25, Monday||Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)|
|May 30, Saturday||Saturday Classes Begins|
|June 18, Thursday||Midterm|
|June 29 - July 2, Monday - Thursday||Summer Break Student Holiday|
|July 3, Friday||Independence Day Holiday (Observed - College Closed)|
|July 4, Saturday||No Saturday Classes|
|July 13, Monday||Fall Semester Registration Opens (Current and Returning Students)|
|July 20, Monday||Fall Semester Registration (New Students)|
|July 28, Tuesday||Last Day of Classes|
|July 29, Wednesday||Final Exams (M/W classes)|
|July 30, Thursday||Final Exams (T/R classes)|
|July 31, Friday||Final Exam Make-Up|
|August 1, Saturday||End Saturday Classes/ Final Exam|
|August 3, Monday||Grades Due|
|Warner Robins Campus||Macon Campus|
|Phone: (478) 988-6800||Phone: (478) 757-3400|
|Fax: (478) 988-6947||Fax: (478) 757-3454|
|Milledgeville Campus||Crawford County Center|
|Phone: (478) 445-2300||Phone: (478) 836-6001|
|Fax: (478) 445-2334|
|Jones County Center||Monroe County Center|
|Phone: (478) 986-4370||Phone: (478) 992-2717/(478) 836-6021|
|Putnam County Center||Twiggs County Center|
|Phone: (706) 923-5000
||Phone: (478) 945-3127|
|Sam Way, Sr. Hawkinsville Workforce
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Warner Robins Campus (Area Code 478)|
|Macon Campus (Area Code 478)|
|Academic Success Center (Tutorial Services)||757-3674|
|Adult Learning Center||757-6669|
|Distance Learning Coordinator||757-2507|
|CGTC Foundation Office||757-3503|
|Maintenance and Operations||757-3440|
|Student Support Center||757-5295|
|Trade Act Agreement (TAA)||757-3662|
|Workforce Investment Act (WIA)||757-3662|
|Milledgeville Campus (Area Code 478)|
Map of the Warner Robins Campus
Map of the Macon Campus
|A Administrative Building: President's Office, Human Resources|
|B Classroom and Lab Building, Snack Bar|
|C Classroom and Lab Building|
|D Classroom and Lab Building, Academic Success Center|
|E Classroom and Lab Building|
|F Classroom and Lab Building|
|G Classroom and Lab Building|
|H Health Technology Classroom and Lab Building, Auditorium|
|I Arts and Sciences Classroom and Lab Building, Economic Development and Community Relations, Food Court, Bookstore, Library|
|J J. Melton Palmer, Jr. Classroom and Lab Building, Business Office, Student Affairs, Professional Testing Center|
|K Adult Learning Center|
|L CGTC Bookstore|
|Estheticians Lab Modular Building|
|Campus Security and Safety Building|
|Public Parking (except where indicated)|
Directions to the Milledgeville Campus
Located at 54 Highway 22 West in Milledgeville at the intersection of GA Highway 22 (Gray-Milledgeville Road) and U.S. Highway 441 By-Pass (Culver Kidd Hwy).