Barrett exemplifies value of Technical Education at SGTC for Non-Traditional Students
February 28, 2024

 For Tonya Barrett, South Georgia Technical College represented a chance to use her passion for technology to improve her career prospects and advance into her present position as the Educational Technology Coordinator for Chattahoochee-Flint RESA.
 As a young mother, Barrett worked full time to provide for her sons and their education. At the age of 18, she began her career at TCI Powder Coatings in Ellaville as a receptionist and was quickly promoted to accounts payable. From there, she advanced to managing payroll and then served as the human resources administrator.
 About 15 years ago, after more than a decade with TCI, Barrett accepted a position as the Registrar for RESA. Her interest in and aptitude for computers were quickly apparent to her new coworkers. "Eve...

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