Education is the cornerstone of all empowerment. Our programs are designed to equip metro Atlantans with the information and training they need to advance their education and obtain training to enhance their quality of life.
Please feel free to review our on going programs and participate in one of the following:
Adult Education Resource Center
At the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, we understand and advocate that education is still the key to moving up the economic ladder. We are committed to helping our clients raise their educational attainment and gain valuable job skills that will prepare them for jobs and careers in the 21st Century and our new economy. It is never too late to pursue the career of your dreams and “go back to school” to get the skills you need to succeed and our dedicated staff and volunteers will support you all the way to success!
We offer the following Education and Job Skills Programs:
Adult Literacy Program/GED Prep
A solid foundation is the key to success and for those who have not earned a high school diploma, now is the time to earn a GED so you can move on to the next step in your journey toward economic empowerment!
The Adult Education Resource Center represents a partnership between the Urban League of Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Adult Literacy Program and provides ULGATL clients with instruction in the following fundamentals:
- Social Studies
Instruction is self paced and designed to prepare students to take and successfully pass the GED Test as an important first step to embarking on a career pathway in a high growth field. The program also offers youth and adults that possess a high school diploma the opportunity to upgrade their academic achievement levels in reading and math, thus leading to success in a community or technical college, 4-year college, job skills training or vocational school environment. The program meets students where they are and supports them to achieve their education and career goals.
The services are available to individuals 16 and older and offered year round.
Don’t delay! Call us today at 404-659-1150 for more information on the Adult Literacy and GED Prep programs and please register for our ULGATL Empowerment Orientation held each Monday for new clients at 9:00 am at our corporate offices located at 100 Edgewood Avenue, Suite 600 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 or you may contact Jacqueline Hobbs, APS GED and Academic Upgrade Instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404 659-1150.
Microsoft Certification Course in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Computer skills are a must in the 21st Century workplace. This 16 week course is designed to provide basic computer skills and to certify participants as Microsoft Office Specialists in:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Access
This course is WIA approved and free for eligible applicants.
For the course schedule, eligibility and more information, contact Stacey Chapman, Instructor email@example.com or 404-659-1150.
Technical Skills On-The-Job-Training: System Architect Trainee Recruitment
- Successful candidates will be hired by BPM Specialists, Inc., and receive on-the-job technical skills training to become Certified System Architects.
- Trainees will receive business skills training provided by Clark Atlanta University School of Business.
- Trainees will receive soft skills training provided by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Education and Training Division.
To learn more about about the System Architect Trainee Recruitment Program please click the following link: System Architect Training Fact Sheet
To Apply for the System Architect Trainee Recruitment Program please click the following link: System Architect Training Application. Please note you will be required to upload your resume as a part of the application process.
WGU is ideal for the student who needs flexibility and can thrive with a higher degree of independence. The admission process is designed to help you learn about the nature of study at WGU and help both you and the university reach an informed decision about your enrollment.
You can apply for admission online in a matter of minutes by visiting www.wgu.edu/nul and clicking on the “Apply Now” button. You can also call a WGU enrollment Counselor toll-free at 1-866-225-5948 to learn more. Programs begin the first of every month.