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A-B Tech Madison Site
4646 US Hwy 25-70, Marshall, NC 28753
Nestled in the heart of the mountains, the A-B Tech Madison Site serves residents of three counties as well as parts of eastern Tennessee.
The Madison Site is a full-service campus. Students may apply to the college, take the placement test (CPT), receive advising for curriculum programs, register and pay tuition for Curriculum/Continuing Education classes, obtain text books, prepare and test for GED, or enroll in a wide variety of Continuing Education classes for personal enrichment or job enhancement.
Director: Sherri Davis
Location: Off U.S. 25-70 in Marshall. It serves the residents of Madison, north Buncombe, and Yancey Counties, as well as areas of eastern Tennessee.
Madison County JobLink Career Center (located on Site) provides job seekers and employers free access to a variety of employment and training services.
GED enrollment is up, as well as the number of instructors and hours offered. The Site has now included GED testing.
Students and members of the community repeatedly tell the staff and instructors how thankful they are that A-B Tech provides classes and testing in Madison County.
A-B Tech ID Cards Issued at Madison Site
New students needing an A-B Tech ID card will have the opportunity to get one made at the Madison Site on Tuesday, January 20th (12 noon - 6 p.m.) and Wednesday, January 21st (8 a.m. - 12 noon). Please bring a government issued ID card (i.e., driver's license, state or military issued ID, passport, etc.). ID must have your picture and DOB on it. Replacement ID cards can also be issued during these times; there is a $10 fee for replacement cards.
Madison County Students Benefit from Golden LEAF Scholarships!
October 29, 2014
Five students from A-B Tech Community College received scholarships through the Golden LEAF Scholarship program for the North Carolina Community College System. The Golden LEAF Scholarship program, designed to help North Carolinians attend the state’s community colleges, is funded through a $750,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.
The scholarship can be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies, transportation and childcare related to attending classes during the 2014-15 academic year, and industry-recognized credential testing expenses that address skill gaps upon course completion. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need and reside in rural counties that are tobacco-dependent and/or economically distressed. Scholarships for both occupational and curriculum students are available during the fall, spring and summer semesters.
Students from Madison County who were awarded scholarships and their programs of study are Becky Gattis, Criminal Justice Technology; Marvette Flasher, Welding Technology; Ashley Kent, General Occupational Technology/Pre-Nursing; Crystal Arrington, Criminal Justice Technology and Ronnie Rager, Electrical Systems Technology. The total amount awarded to curriculum students for the fall semester is $3,462.
To read the full article, please go to http://www.abtech.edu/news/tech-talk/a-b-tech-students-receive-golden-leaf-scholarships.
ITV – Interactive Video is now available on the A-B Tech Madison site, allowing students the opportunity to take classes on the Asheville campus from the Madison site! Students will sit in the classroom at Madison and watch the entire instructional component via real-time video from the Asheville Campus. ITV technology allows the student the opportunity to ask questions, etc., during the class. Courses offered via ITV are less likely to be cancelled!
A list of spring 2015 courses to be offered via ITV will be listed soon!