Tuesday, July 30 2019 21:12

Burley Recognized by GCAA

Written by Randy Weldon
Mr. Raimond Burley, Chairman of the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council Board of Directors, was the recipient of the President's Award at the Georgia Community Action Association (GCAA) 49th Annual Training Conference, held recently in Savannah. The award is presented each year at the Annual Awards Banquet to an individual who has consistently represented GCAA by promoting statewide initiatives, strengthening GCAA partnerships and demonstrating a willingness to further the mission of GCAA. Mr. Burley has served as chairman of the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council Board of Directors since March 2014 and was also appointed to the GCAA Board of…
Monday, May 14 2018 15:54

Growth Report Proves Head Start's Worth

Written by Randy Weldon
The recent growth report for children served by the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council Head Start Program during the 2018-2019 school year indicates that children are making significant progress among the six domains of measurement. Children are assessed in the fall, winter, and spring of the school year. To view graphs that show the gains from the fall assessment to the spring assessment among the six domains, click the links below. GROWTH REPORT FOR FOUR-YEAR-OLDSGROWTH REPORT FOR THREE-YEAR-OLDSGROWTH REPORT FOR TWO-YEAR-OLDS It is often asked if Head Start is a worthwhile investment. We feel that these gains provide a resounding…
Friday, June 29 2018 14:58

Students Say YES! to Twenty-19

Written by Randy Weldon
This summer the Agency once again hosted the innovative Youth Enrichment Summit (YES!) summer day camps at five sites throughout Southwest Georgia -- Albany, Bainbridge, Blakely, Camilla, and Moultrie. The purpose of Twenty-19 YES! is to provide youth ages 12-14 with the opportunity for experiences to enrich, empower, and inspire them to reach their full potential as students and citizens. YES! is offered free of charge to participants and provides a well-rounded slate of activities based on the STEAM model that focuses on science, technology, engineering, agriculture & art, and math & money management. Campers learn by hands-on participation in…