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Compass Transition Academy


Todd Ogas
Lead Teacher 

Missy Smith
Job Coach

Shannon Badger
Employment Specialist



Compass Transition Academy is located inside the Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy, at 2300 Maddox Chapel Rd NE, Dalton, GA 30721.

About the Compass Transition Academy

Whitfield County Schools’ Compass Transition Academy (CTA) is an employment skills-focused academy for qualifying high schoolers who have completed four years of credit based course work. 

The vision of the CTA is for every intern that receives training to exit the program with the skills needed to enter competitive employment. Our mission is to provide quality, engaging, person-centered programming in the areas of employment, interpersonal skills and independent living skills to prepare each intern for postsecondary success. 

Download the CTA Informational Brochure