Empower College & Career Center (EC3)
The Empower College & Career Center (EC3) is an educational partnership with businesses in Jackson County and the surrounding area. 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.
Prepare all students for success by providing personalized pathways to higher education and career opportunities.
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. Parents of students participating in dual enrollment will save 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, qualifying them immediately 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.