Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy

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  • Thank you for visiting Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy! The staff at NWGCCA have strong relationships between faculty, community partners and students. NWGCCA provides high school students with opportunities and experiences that assist them to pursue the knowledge and skills necessary for career readiness and success.   

    Using the academic and technical content, together with work readiness skills, and the apprenticeship experience, NWGCCA works to link education with economic and workforce development to support the Northwest Georgia region.  The creation and nurturing of safe professional relationships cultivate creativity and reflect the belief that we are not just one part of the school system but we are part of the entire body encompassing the “One” in # One Whitfield.

     Are you ready to take your high school career to the next level?

Announcements

  • Healthcare Students

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  • SCP

    State Senator Chuck Payne visited NWGCCA to learn how we are partnering with local business and industry to develop the workforce for our community and provide opportunities for students.

    Team 5900 members Lucas Trammell and Caleb Lunsford introduce State Senator Chuck Payne to “Zotbot”.      #fightingmongooses

     

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  • SWE Next

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  • Congrats!  

    Congratulations to Chris Alexander, Transportation and Logistics teacher at the Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy, for being inducted into the Nashville Automotive and Diesel College Hall of Fame! Chris was recognized at the Board meeting for this huge accomplishment! 

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  • Mrs. Hambrock received a $2,600 Innovative Teaching Grant presented by the Whitfield Education Foundation.  Congratulations Mrs. Hambrock, this was very well deserved.

    Mrs. Hambrock

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Latest District News

  • WCS receives grant to fund Beyond the Classroom initiative

    Whitfield County Schools is one of four recipients in Georgia to receive an Innovative Fund grant from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement. The grant, totaling over 550 thousand dollars, will fund Beyond the Classroom, a program that will serve over 1,500 children and parents throughout the year in Learning Academies, Power Lunches, Summer Literacy Camps, and other literacy events through partnerships with Dalton State College, the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, and the Northwest Georgia Regional Library.

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  • Whitfield County Schools Financial Review

    As of November 1, the Department of Education has published its new financial data reporting tool as required by HB 139. HB 139 required the aggregation and publication of a variety of financial information for all school districts, such as revenue and expenditure data, capital construction costs, recent audits, and similar reports. The reporting system can be found at the link above.

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  • Georgia Parent Survey

    The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. For parents who do not have access to the Internet, school administrators will allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents are encouraged to participate in the survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish.

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  • Whitfield County Schools named an Economic Development Partnership District

    State School Superintendent Richard Woods recognized Whitfield County Schools as an Economic Development Partnership (EDP) District at the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) conference Sept. 21 in Savannah, GA. The EDP program seeks to promote improved relationships between school districts and local businesses and industries. Whitfield is one of the first districts in the state to receive this recognition after being selected as a pilot participant in 2017.

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