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Coosa Valley Technical College

Coosa Valley Technical CollegeCareer Transition Services 
100 Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
DTAE Fact Sheet | GNTC

Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers career transition services for those individuals who need assistance in determining their career direction and in obtaining support while enrolled in training. These services include the following:


New Connections to Work

New Connections to Work (NCTW) is a comprehensive training and employment program that provides support services to single parents, displaced homemakers, clients from the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, and students enrolled in non-traditional training. The program operates in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Human Resources, the Georgia Department of Labor, business and industry, and other agencies. Services offered by NCTW include assessment/testing, career counseling, job-readiness/job retention information, life management workshops, and skills training. For more information, contact NCTW at (706) 802-5040.

Career Center

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides a Career Center to assist students with career guidance and with employability skills such as resume writing and interviewing. Services include Career Scope, which is an assessment that assists with career direction. Also available are resources for exploring careers, a program for preparing for GNTC's entrance exam, and materials about careers and job search. For more information about the Career Center, call 706-295-6854.

Georgia Fatherhood Program

The Georgia Fatherhood Program (GFP) in collaboration with Child Support Enforcement (CSE) and the Department of Human Resources strives to motivate non-custodial parents to become active participants, both emotionally and financially, in the lives of their children. The program assists non-custodial parents who are unemployed, at risk of losing their jobs, and/or behind on child support payments by providing a variety of support services, day and evening workshops, and comprehensive training programs. For more information about the GFP, call (706) 802-5630.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program provides career aptitude and interest assessments, career planning, goal planning and case management for resolution of barriers and for optimal success in meeting training and employment goals. WIA professionals work in collaboration with other agencies to tap and to generate additional support for students as needed. WIA financial assistance can include payment for required school costs over and above tuition such as uniforms, special shoes, equipment, state board exam fees and even specialized tools for a job.

WIA funding is available irregularly based on state and area unemployment rates and other changing criteria set by the Department of Labor. The GNTC WIA Coordinators continually apply for funding and post announcements and notify teachers whenever funding for new participants is secured.

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