Education Update – January 2017

Education Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Education Update – November 2016

Education Update – November 2016

Hoshizaki Hosts Fayette Teachers for National Manufacturing Day By Paige Muh, Community Development Director, Fayette Chamber of Commerce On the morning of October 27, Hoshizaki America hosted engineering and business teachers from Fayette County’s middle and high schools to tour their facility and learn about modern manufacturing.  The educators...

Fayette Visioning Summit – December 9

Fayette Visioning Summit – December 9

Fayette Visioning’s Second Annual Summit will be held on December 9 from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Come celebrate Fayette’s community superheroes who work to build Fayette County as the premiere place to be.  Learn what projects are on the horizon including inspired ideas from the recent Strategic Leadership Visit to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort...

Education Update – October 2016

Education Update – October 2016

Eighth-grade teams in Flat Rock Middle School’s Business Education & Computer Science Connections class participated in the school’s inaugural Shark Tank project.  This entrepreneurship project, inspired by the hit ABC show Shark Tank, required student groups to bring to life a product idea with a simple marketing plan, messaging and when...

Education Update – August 2016

Education Update – August 2016

The Fayette County School system is looking to grow the number of interns that they place with businesses.  Last year, Fayette County placed 77 work-based learning interns in the first half of the year and grew to 90 workers by second semester.  Students are able to explore their career interests firsthand while gaining valuable work experience and building...

Education Update June 2016

Education Update June 2016

Fayette County has had limited offerings from post-secondary institutions within the county.  Clayton State and Central Michigan University both offer classes in Peachtree City but until last year, there was no post-secondary campuses in Fayette County. Georgia Military College (GMC) opened the Fayetteville campus in the summer of 2015. Its first semester saw...