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Wiregrass’ Bill Tillman earns Program Planner Certification

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Sparks, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Director of Economic Development and Cook Campus, Bill Tillman has earned the certification of Certified Program Planner from Learning Resources Network (LERN).  LERN is the world’s largest association in continuing education programs.  Tillman participated in a virtual LERN Conference this past fall where he took the certification classes and then sat for the certification exam.  The certification training provides the completer with skills in developing quality Continuing Education (CE) opportunities that will be of targeted value to individual and business participants. In turn, better quality CE courses should produce higher participation numbers and more revenue for the college as well as local training opportunities for business and industry partners.

As Director of Economic Development for the college, Bill works with businesses and industry to help secure continuing education opportunities.  He has been trained to develop and implement quality Continuing Education courses locally.    The Economic Development department of Wiregrass offers easily accessible and affordable training opportunities and services to the 11 counites the college serves.  These opportunities are available to business partners and individuals.  Options available include contract training, industry ready, registered apprenticeships, leadership development training, continuing education, real estate, driver’s education, professional and personal development, online career training, GA TAPP, advanced air traffic control, and facility rental.  For more information on any of these services, please contact  economicdevelopment@wiregrass.edu or visit the college’s website at https://www.wiregrass.edu