DeKalb, Piedmont College offer GED prep classes

DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson has partnered with Georgia Piedmont Technical College for a GED preparatory program that will ensure residents have better access to opportunity.

DeKalb Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, in partnership with Georgia Piedmont Technical College, has announced a GED Roundtable for churches in District 5 and DeKalb County to offer GED preparatory classes at local houses of worship, according to a press release.

The GED Roundtable will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College – South DeKalb Campus, 2460 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur. Churches are encouraged to send a representative to the roundtable to receive information on how they can offer GED classes to their congregation and surrounding communities.

“When we educate ourselves, we empower ourselves,” Commissioner Johnson said. “I believe that this partnership will allow our residents to get connected with greater opportunity and improve the quality of life in all of DeKalb.”

The roundtable meeting is open to all churches, houses of worship and organizations who are interested in offering GED classes.

Information: or 404-371-2159.

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