The link between education and the health of our community is vital. That’s why tonight at 5:30 I will be at Hillsman Middle School where the the Mayor and Commissioners and the Board of Education will be meeting. See the agenda attached. In particular, I am interested in the discussion about the Career Academy, a joint venture between CCSD and Athens Tech and one that I know a lot about from my work at Athens Tech. In fact, as dean, I chose to teach at the Career Academy the first term Athens Tech taught college classes there. I wanted to get to know the high school students and serve as an example to our faculty who were often hesitant to go teach in the high schools.

Link to the agenda for the Feb. 10, 2020 meeting of the Mayor & Commissioners and the Board of Education at Hillsman Middle School

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