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12 for Life Hosts Northwest Region Work-Based Learning Program


(Carrollton, Ga. – September 17, 2015) 12 for Life hosted the Northwest Region Work-Based Learning meeting on Thursday, September 10. Approximately 90 educators attended the meeting to learn about the partnership between Southwire and Carroll County Schools. 12 for Life students led the guests on a tour that included rotations through the classrooms and work facility, and instructors shared how life skills, financial literacy, manufacturing, and STEM curriculum (science, technology, engineering, and math) enhances the work program. Dwayne Hobbs, Georgia Department of Education Program Manager, also presented updates to the group.

Carroll County Schools Press Release

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Alice Ridley-Teal
Six-time STAR teacher, Alice taught Advanced Placement English, literature, composition, speech and theater for over twenty years, part of which time she also served as Director of Admissions, Development, Public Relations, and Alumni at Oak Mountain Academy. She is the managing partner of Ridley-Teal Properties and content editor for the City Menus. She is a board member of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra and enjoys playing flute with the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble.