Empower College and Career Center (EC3)

The Empower College and Career Center is an educational partnership with businesses in Jackson and Banks counties. The Empower Center engages students in real-world learning experiences. Through partnerships with business and industry, higher education and our community, students work toward goals that help them reach their college and career objectives.

Our Vision

Prepare all students for success by providing personalized pathways to higher education and career opportunities.

Our Mission

Empowering learners for success in an ever-changing world.

EC3 will provide a variety of high-tech and academic opportunities as part of the high school experience, saving parents up to two years of post-secondary tuition, fees, and expenses, including the cost of living on campus.

Students can work toward associate’s degrees through the University System of Georgia or the Technical College System of Georgia while earning their high school diplomas, making them immediately qualified for a variety of professional careers and post-secondary opportunities.

Students will leave high school with authentic experiences that will help them define and refine their choices after high school – in college, a career, or in the military.

Center Main Campus Opening School Year 2020!

Some Courses Currently Being Offered.

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