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12/08/14

USDA Teams up with Great Promise Partnership, Inc. to Increase Workforce Readiness, Lower High School Dropout Rates 


Warming up before plunging into the water!

MACON, Ga. – Dec. 4, 2014 –USDA today formalized an agreement with Great Promise Partnership, Inc., (GPP) to increase economic opportunities in persistent poverty counties and help ensure rural Georgia is workforce ready.  The partners will leverage available resources to increase the availability of capital for educational programs, technical assistance and community economic development. “Meeting […]


10/3/14

Caterpillar and Power Partners employ GPP students in Athens


We are excited to announce our first 12 for Life Workplace program in Athens-Clarke County in partnership with the Clarke County School District, Power Partners, Inc., Caterpillar, and Athens Technical College.  Five students from Cedar Shoals High School and Clarke Central High School are working with Power Partners, Inc. in the areas of manufacturing, informational […]


10/24/14

Jackson EMC contribution will help expand Great Promise Partnership


For Immediate Release   Story Contacts:     Bonnie Jones Jackson EMC 706/367-6114   Hilda Johnson Smith Great Promise Partnership 706/362-7078 Jackson EMC contribution will help expand Great Promise Partnership   (Jefferson, Ga., October 24, 2014)  Jackson EMC will donate $10,000 to Great Promise Partnership (GPP), a statewide cooperative education program designed to help at-risk students.  GPP currently […]


09/26/14

Honda Lock-America Joins GPP as Student Employer in Bremen, GA


We are proud to partner with Honda Lock – America and Bremen City Schools in Haralson County, where 4 students have been employed to kick off the local GPP 12 for Life™ WorkPlace program.  The students, who began at the onset of the 2014 school year, hail from Bremen High School.  At Honda Lock they […]


09/26/14

Georgia Department of Revenue launches GPP 12 for Life program


In an exciting expansion of our ongoing GPP program at Cross Keys High School, the Georgia State Department of Revenue(DOR) has taken on 3 students to kick off thier GPP 12 for Life™ WorkPlace Program.  The students are undergoing invaluable training in understanding state taxes, and will work in the DOR call center.  DOR has […]


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