Coweta County’s Central Educational Center will host representatives from more 60 colleges, schools and universities during its College Probe Fair and Open House on Sept. 26.
The event, scheduled from 6-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. Parents and students are invited to attend to obtain information about postsecondary options and to speak directly to representatives from various institutions. Educational institutions will offer information about their programs, courses of study and admissions.
Students and parents will also be able to learn more about academic and career-based courses for high school students at the CEC Charter and Career Academy, as well as work-based learning opportunities offered through CEC.
Students who plan to attend are encouraged to visit www.gaprobe.org before the event to register for a barcode.
Participating institutions include:
Abraham Baldwin College (ABAC)
Alabama A & M University
University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa
Albany State University
Armstrong State University
Auburn University - Montgomery
Clark Atlanta University
Clayton State University
Columbus State University
Dalton State College
Emmanuel College - Georgia
Fort Valley State University
Georgia College & State University
Georgia Military College
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgia State University
Georgia Student Finance Commission
Gordon State College
Grady Health Systems
Grand Canyon University
Jacksonville State University
Kennesaw State University
Lincoln Memorial University
Middle Georgia State University
Mississippi State University
University of Mississippi
University of North Georgia
Savannah State University
University of South Alabama
South Georgia State College
Southern Crescent Tech. College
Tennessee Wesleyan College
University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Toccoa Falls College
Valdosta State University
Virginia Commonwealth University
West Georgia Technical College
University of West Georgia
Young Harris College
Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose mission is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in postsecondary education for students in Georgia.
High school juniors and seniors from all Coweta high schools will have opportunities to meet with higher education representatives to ask questions about their institutions and schedule tours. The Georgia Student Finance Commission will also be in attendance to talk about the financial aid opportunities such as FAFSA and the HOPE scholarship.
CEC counselor Dawn Revere is organizer for the local event. For more information, call 678-423-2000, ext. 292.