Education

List of Resources:

Clayton County Library: Kid and Teen Support

http://claytonpl.org/

865 Battle Creek Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30236  

770-473-3850 

The Library offers countless programs for young children and teens. Everything from their Computer for Kids program to Free DMV Practice Tests, young people will find a wealth of support services and programs to guide them to educational success.

Clayton County Public Schools

www.clayton.k12.ga.us/

Administrative Offices: 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236

770-473-2700

Clayton County Public Schools offers a focused, world-class program based on a challenging curriculum that is used from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition, they offer adult classes for GED preparation as well as GED testing.

Clayton County Community Services: Headstart

https://claytoncountycsa.org/headstart

1000 Main St, Forest Park, GA 30297 

404-366–0517 

Head Start provides services, e.g., Education, Health, Nutrition, Parent Engagement, Disabilities, Mental Health, Classroom Extension, etc. ensuring that the children are ready to transition to Kindergarten. Among the many services they receive are medical and dental care, healthy meals and snacks, classroom curriculum instruction and quality recreation. They also offer services and programs for special needs of children with disabilities. Reach them via email at: admin@claytoncountycsa.org.

Club Xhell Youth Life Center

https://www.youthlifecenter.org/

216 Valley Hill Rd., Riverdale, GA 30274 

770-272-5086 

The Center provides innovative learning resources, arts education and leadership development to challenge youth to find their voice,and discover and cultivate their passion.

Hearts to Nourish Hope

www.heartstonourishhope.org

640 Highway 138 SW Riverdale, GA 30274

770-991-7608

Hearts to Nourish Hope  L.E.A.D. (Life Skills, Education And Development) program supports youth 16-21 who are not enrolled in traditional school. This program offers GED preparation classes as well as safe dating, drug and alcohol abuse awareness, group counseling, career and drug awareness support. The organization also offers a alternative Suspension Program focused on providing positive support for students.

Samuel H. Johnson SSSP Foundation, Inc.

https://ssspfoundation.org

P.O. Box 372750, Decatur, GA  30037-2750

404-538-0358

Samuel H. Johnson Summer Study Skills Program (SSSP) Foundation Inc. assists deserving students in the Southeast currently needing financial assistance to complete their undergraduate education. For more information, email: foundation@ssspfoundation.org.

University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension,4-H Youth Development 

http://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/clay/4-h-youth-development.html

1262 Government Cir., Ste. 40, Jonesboro, GA 30236  

770-473-3945

The 4-H Program offers a variety of positive and educational activities for children including summer camp, livestock program, Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education), and more.

Year Up 

https://www.yearup.org/

730 Peachtree St., NW # 900,  Atlanta, GA 30308 

404-249-0300 

Year Up’s works to close the opportunity gap for young urban adults by providing them with the skills, experience, and support to help them reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. The organization provides support that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college credits.

Colleges, Universities and Post-Graduate Institutions
Atlanta Technical College

www.atlantatech.edu

1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW,  Atlanta, GA 30310 

404-225-4461 

Atlanta Technical College offers a general and technical education that includes literacy, academic skills and knowledge, technical skills, and the attitudes needed to enjoy life and guide students to obtain employment in today’s job market.

Career Resource Center Clayton Branch 

http://www.clayton.edu/ce/Career-Resource-Center

3000 Corporate Ctr, Suite 350 , Morrow, GA 30260 

770-960-2172  

The Career Resource Center, Clayton Branch is a one-stop center providing a variety of free basic and advanced services to assist individuals seeking employment, training and education services.

Clayton County Library: Adult Support

http://claytonpl.org/adults/

865 Battle Creek Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30236  

770-473-3850 

The Library offers adult classes and workshops focused on career development such as Microsoft Word or Excel, resume updating, and online job searching. Their Brainfuse program is an online tutoring program with practice tests and test preparation for GED, SAT, ACT, US Citizenship test, and more. Assistance is available in English and Spanish.

Clayton State University

www.clayton.edu

2000 Clayton State Blvd.,Morrow, GA 30260  

678-466-4000  

Clayton State University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The institution offers undergraduate, graduate and associate degree programs and prides itself on cultivating an environment of engaged, experience-based learning, enriched by active community service, that prepares students of diverse ages and backgrounds to succeed in their lives and careers.

Interactive College of Technology

https://www.ict.edu/

1580 Southlake Pkwy., Morrow, GA 30260  

770-960-1298

The institution is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, which is the successor to COEI of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The college offers Associate Degrees, Diploma Degrees and English as a Second Language Certification.

Ohio Christian University-Morrow Campus

http://ocugeorgia.com/

1550 Southlake Parkway, Morrow, Georgia 30260

855-628-4723

The Morrow campus provides limited number of bachelor and masters degrees for what appears to be students going back to school. Classes are typically offered once per week and at night.

Shorter University

http://www.shorter.edu/

1903 Phoenix Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30349

770-909-3891

Shorter University offers post-secondary education to working adults seeking either a bachelor’s degree, or beyond.

Strayer University-Morrow Campus

https://www.strayer.edu/campus-locations/georgia/morrow

3000 Corporate Center Drive, Morrow, Georgia 30260

877-445-7180

Strayer University’s online degrees are flexible, regionally accredited, and supported by people who know what it means to work while learning.