Deadline Extended to Jan. 24: Apply Now to the Atlanta College and Career Academy

Are you a high school sophomore or junior interested in earning credentials aligned with the economic and workforce needs of Atlanta and across Georgia? If so, consider applying to the Atlanta College and Career Academy (ACCA) – a new program offered by Atlanta Public Schools.

At ACCA, students can complete a pathway in just one academic year!

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, ACCA will serve up to 1000 students and offer 14 career pathways at its newly renovated 1090 Windsor Street location:

  1. Aviation Maintenance
  2. Carpentry
  3. Criminal Investigation
  4. Culinary Arts
  5. Cybersecurity
  6. Dental Science
  7. Early Childhood Care and Education
  8. Emergency Medical Responder
  9. General Automotive Technology
  10. Graphic Design
  11. Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
  12. HVAC and Refrigeration
  13. Patient Care
  14. Programming

“This will be a game changer for many students,” said ACCA Principal Dr. Tasharah Wilson. “We are excited to offer students credentials that are aligned to high-demand careers in Atlanta.  We highly encourage all students to make an informed decision and take the YouScience Career Assessment (located in myBackpack) before completing the online application.”

If you have questions regarding the application process or YouScience, please see your school counselor. Don’t delay! Open enrollment begins Dec. 9, 2019 and ends Jan. 24, 2020.

Learn more and apply today at www.atlantapublicschools.us/acca

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