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Elbert County Alternative Education Program News

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AEP Recognizes Mentors and Volunteers AEP Mentors and Volunteers

The Elbert County Alternative Education Program recently recognized its mentors and volunteers for the 2017​-2018​ school year who have partnered with the organization to offer assistance and support to students in the program.  In conjunction with the AWJ Elberton Community PTA, the Mentor Program is in its second full year of operation. The mentors include individuals who are affiliated with the Elberton American Legion Post 14, Elberton Community PTA, Elberton Police Department, and Elbert County School System Retired Educators.  Dr. ​Tammy Mason, Administrator and Director of Alternative Education, commented on what a success the mentoring​ program has been and the difference it is making in the lives of the students. The mentors visit students weekly to check in, offer encouragement, help students set goals, and develop a plan for reaching those goals.  Dr. ​Mason presented cards and Zaxby's free meal certificates to each participant. 

Pictured are (L to R): Joe Hood, Christy David, ​Lillvian Jones, Dr. ​Tammy Mason, Mary Fortson, and Joseph Tate. Not pictured are Hannah Forrester and Frances Hubbard.


Student of the Month - September 2017 SOTM

Chase Dowdy was selected as the Student of the Month for September at the Elbert County Alternative Education Program. Students earn this recognition by consistently exhibiting a positive attitude, exemplifying good character and behavior, and showing academic progress. Chase was unanimously selected by his teachers for being motivated and making steady progress to complete his classes. Shown are (L-R) teacher Parker Martin, teacher Mark Fuller, Chase Dowdy, Dr. Tammy Mason (school administration), and teaching assistant Tia Johnson. Keep up the good work, Chase!

Student of the Month - August 2017 SOTM August 2017

The Elbert County Alternative Education Program is happy to announce Dorian Welborn as the Student of the Month for August. This recognition is awarded to a student who consistently exhibits a positive attitude, exemplifies good character and behavior, and shows academic progress. Dorian is off to a good start this school year. He was unanimously selected by his teachers for being motivated and having already completed four courses this early in the year! Shown are (L-R) teaching assistant Tia Johnson, teacher Parker Martin, Dorian Welborn, Dr. Tammy Mason (administrator), and teacher Mark Fuller. Way to go, Dorian! We are proud of you!

Partners in Education Dairy Queen

The Elbert County AEP would like to thank our local Dairy Queen for their sponsorship of our Student of the Month program for the fourth year in a row.  Your gifts and donations are very much appreciated. We are truly grateful for your support and for investing in the lives of our students. Together, we are making a difference!

Elbert County Alternative Education Program  |  600 Abernathy Circle  |  Elberton, GA 30635
Phone:706.213.4165  |  Fax:706.213.1183