WorkSource Cobb/CobbWorks Hosts Fall 2021 Graduation for GED/High School Diploma Program

The CobbWorks Literacy Program and the CobbWorks B.O.S.S. Young Professionals program hosted and celebrated twenty-three (23) graduates during the Fall 2021 Literacy Program Graduation Ceremony. Seventeen (17) individuals ranging in age from 18 to 55 received a high school diploma and a total of five (5) individuals aged 16 to 24 received a GED.

Working in collaboration with Cobb Adult Education and the American International Cyber Institute, adult participants received an opportunity to elevate their career trajectory by earning either a high school diploma or GED. In addition to earning these foundational credentials, participants received a wealth of resources and services, including:

  • Career coaching

  • English as a second language (ESL);

  • Digital, financial and family literacy services

  • Professional development/soft skills workshops

  • Resume and interview skills support

  • Barrier removal in the form of supportive services

  • Up to $10,000 in scholarships over 2 years for post-secondary education/skills training.

  • Internships and work experience

  • Employment opportunities

The program goals are to improve employability and wages for youth and adults through education, employment and training.