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Zaundra Brown
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404.297.9522, ext. 1757


GPTC Offers Professional Advancement Classes

Clarkston, GA - March 16, 2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College strives to bring you the most current classes for professional advancement. We are committed to delivering quality education and training services to individuals, community groups and employers.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College offers Pathways to Excellence in Leadership; Customer Service; Maintenance; Logistics & Transportation; and Facility Maintenance Technician.

These certificates are 120 hours of coursework in classroom and online instruction. Credit for courses taken at GPTC or from other post-secondary institutions may qualify toward your certificate.

Be the leader that propels your organization to the next level. As the workforce has grown more complex, the need for current skills has increased dramatically. Georgia Piedmont's seminars cover the critical skills needed to prepare you for today's challenges.

Upcoming seminars include GPTC's Pathway to Excellence-Customer Service: Understanding the Service Culture, March 28; and GPTC's Pathway to Excellence-Leadership: Generation Gap, April 11. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Classes are held at GPTC’s Newton Campus, Building D and Conference Center at 8100 Bob Williams Parkway in Covington. Pre-registration is required. Contact GPTC at 404-297-9522, extension 5000 for more information.

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About Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Established in 1961, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is one of the top technical colleges in Georgia. As a student-centered institution, GPTC prepares individuals with the skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing, global economy. In August 2016, Georgia Piedmont was ranked among the top ten technical colleges in terms of enrollment by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. GPTC’s graduation rate is more than 74.3 percent, and its graduates secure employment at a level resulting in a 98.7 percent placement rate. With nearly 4,000 students, Georgia Piedmont’s adult education program is among the largest in the state. The college has 12 learning centers in DeKalb, Newton, Rockdale and Morgan counties. As set forth in its student catalog, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Contact Lisa Peters, the ADA Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1154, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-170; or Dr. Debra Gordon, the Title IX Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1176, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-103 for assistance. For more information about our graduation rates and other important program information, please visit our website at

A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.