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Bullock selected as STC Dean of Adult Education

Tom Bullock headshotSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Dr. Thomas H. Bullock as its Dean of Adult Education. He will manage adult education programs for individuals and employers throughout the College’s four-county service area (Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties).

Other responsibilities include:

  • Administering instructional services for adult education students;
  • Promoting the adult education program to public and private organizations;
  • Preparing the specifications and managing the program budget;
  • Overseeing administration of assessment and student placement tests for adult education students;
  • Creating and maintaining a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation

Bullock earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Xavier University in New Orleans, La. His graduate work has included engineering at Tulane University, mathematics at Georgetown University, and Teaching Mathematics at the University of the District of Columbia. Bullock earned his doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania.

As a mathematics professor, he taught undergraduate and graduate level courses at many universities. At Georgetown University, he served as founder and director of the Institute of College Preparation, and Assistant to the President, leading the university’s District of Columbia Educational Initiatives. His leadership and support of underrepresented students has won him esteemed recognition and national awards, including the prestigious recognition as a 2004 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian Magazine.

At Georgia Southern University, he was the Retention Specialist for Armstrong Campus’ TRIO Student Support Services and served on the President’s Diversity Advisory Council. He serves as a Board member for numerous nonprofit organizations including (previously) the Savannah Technical College Foundation. Dr. Bullock is founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization LEADERS, Inc., which prepares undergraduate students for self-reliance, postgraduate opportunities, and leadership through the facilitation of, and exposure to, social and cultural competencies, professional development, and life skills.

Savannah Tech’s Adult Education Program serves those who need to improve their basic literacy and math skills, improve their oral and written English, practice for the GED® test to attain a high school equivalency degree, and prepare for college. Instructors also help students with science and social studies test preparation for GED® testing. STC teaches adult education classes in the morning, afternoon, evening and online. They are offered in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties with multiple locations in each community. Adult education classes for GED®-prep are currently free for all U.S. citizens. To register for free GED® classes, call 912.443.5446 or visit www.savannahtech.edu/FreeGEDClasses. For GED® testing information, go to www.ged.com to sign up to take test or go to www.savannahtech.edu/testingcenter to learn more about our testing locations.

Upcoming registration sessions for GED® test preparation are December 3-4 and 10-11 at 9AM, 1PM and 5PM. There will also be a Super Saturday registration from 9AM – 3PM on December 7.

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.

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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2016 | November 6, 2019

Adult Education: 912.443.5446 or
visit www.savannahtech.edu/FreeGEDClasses 

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