•  Grady High School's 

    College and Career Center
    Serving the college planning needs of Grady students 


    Focus on Careers: Lunch & Learn in the CCC

    Datum Tech Academy

    Thursday, January 16, both lunches

    A+ certification, Cybersecurity, Paid Internships/Training Possible. Interested in entry level positions at companies like Best Buy Geek Squad, CompuCon, Ricoh? Come learn how to get A+ certified by the end of this school year with Datum Tech Academy. Lunch will be provided. Sign up required by Tuesday, January 14 . Email Ms. Cook (Maryska) at katherinamaryska@apsk12.org or come by student support in the Media Center.


    DeKalb Firefighters with Master Firefighter Ziyad

    Thursday, January 23, both lunches

    Come by and meet Master Firefighter Adrienne Ziyad. She will discuss career opportunities with DeKalb County Fire Rescue, including minimum requirements and how the organization is growing. Lunch will be provided. Sign up required by Tuesday, January 21. Email Ms. Cook (Maryska) at katherinamaryska@apsk12.org or come by student support in the Media Center



    Leap Year: The Best Work Study Program for College Freshmen, Partnered with GSU

    Almost ready for college but nervous about the transition…

    What is Leap Year? Paid fellowship that helps you jump over potential roadblocks with a year of academic readiness, application and FAFSA assistance, leadership development, and much more. Apply now at https://theleapyear.org/applynow/ or come see Ms. Cook (Maryska) in student support (Media Center)

    Program Details

    Leap Year is a yearlong program that starts July 1, 2020, and ends May 31, 2021.

    • Fellows meet Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm at our downtown Atlanta location.
    • Fellows will spend those hours taking college classes at GSU, working on academic skills, ACT prep, and college applications and serving as reading coaches at a local elementary school.
    • Successful Fellows earn up to $550 per month and could earn a book scholarship through Leap Year.
    • To date, all Leap Year Fellows raised their ACT scores and enrolled in college through our program. 


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