Principal on Career Education Advisory Council
College & Career Academy Principal to Serve on Career Education Advisory Council
Posted on 09/29/2011

The Georgia Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Regional Coordinators have nominated Eric Waters, principal of Floyd County College and Career Academy, to serve on the CTAE Leaders' Advisory Council. Members of the Georgia CTAE Leaders' Advisory Council meet with the CTAE State Director, CTAE Program Managers and CTAE Region Coordinators to discuss professional learning needs of new and experienced CTAE Leaders across the state. The advisory council will also discuss other educational issues related to career, technical and agricultural education in Georgia. Advisory Council Members provide valuable input into the decisions made by the advisory council. Members serve a two-year term and the group meets two times during the year. The first meeting for this year will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 in Macon, Georgia. 

The Floyd County College and Career Academy is a Career Academy Charter School in Georgia. The school was one of the original 7 recipients of the 2007 Georgia Career Academies Project grant. Career Academies in Georgia are schools that serve high school students and link high schools to business, civic community, and higher education. The schools offer dual credit courses that give students the opportunity to earn high school and college credits and prepare teens for college and career. The Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy is a community partnership between Floyd County Schools, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Georgia Highlands College and area businesses and industries.