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Johnson selected as High School Coordinator

Shatealy JohnsonSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Shatealy Sims Johnson as its High School Coordinator. She assists state, secondary, and post-secondary instructional leadership in the planning and development of career programs of study, including dual enrollment opportunities to high school students that lead to either an industry recognized credential, post-secondary certificate of credit, diploma or associate’s degree. She will serve as the primary point of contact for and will collaborate with high school administrators, counselors and staff to promote career and technical education and dual enrollment between high schools and the College.

Previously, Johnson worked at Savannah State University as a loan default manager and as an admissions specialist. She has additional experience in education as a teacher with the Savannah Chatham County Public School System and St. Paul Academy.

She has a Master of Education from Georgia Southern University (2018) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with an English minor from Savannah State University (2002). Johnson currently serves as the school council president for Woodville-Tompkins High School and is very active in the community. She is also a member of the Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.  Johnson is married and is the proud mother of one son who is a graduating high school senior.

The Dual Enrollment program allows high school students to take academic degree level core courses that will transfer to any TCSG or USG institution. Students may take both diploma level and/or occupational courses. Some students may choose to enroll fully into a degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit program, or they may choose to just take a few courses. Hours taken through the Dual Enrollment program will not count towards a student’s HOPE Grant or Scholarship maximum credit hours. Courses are taught on the college campus, high school campus, online, hybrid, and via distance education.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. For graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, etc., visit www.savannahtech.edu/GainfulEmployment.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College. All questions about admission, enrollment, job placement, and related matters should be directed to an appropriate office at Savannah Technical College. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4500.

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#1924 | December 19, 2018
Dual Enrollment Information
High School Initiatives Coordinator: Shatealy Johnson:
912.443.5347 or sjohnson@savannahtech.edu

Media Contact: Amy Shaffer
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu