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DeKalb Tech President elected to executive counciluncil

Photo by Ginny Sampson

Photo by Ginny Sampson

Clarkston — DeKalb Technical College President Robin Hoffman has been elected to serve on the Executive Council of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The association is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southeastern states and Latin America and includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The 13-member Executive Council is the executive arm of the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Colleges.

Hoffman currently serves as a member of the COC Board of Trustees. She is rounding out her third, three-year term as a Trustee. In addition, she has served as chairperson of one of the Commission's Compliance and Reports Committees. During her tenure with COC, she has chaired a host of accreditation, reaffirmation and special committees in most of the 11 states in the southern region.

"These experiences have provided me with invaluable professional development and enabled me to use the insight and expertise gained to successfully guide our college through the accreditation processes over the years," Hoffman said.

DeKalb Technical College has eight centers of learning in DeKalb, Newton, Rockdale and Morgan counties. Established in 1961, DeKalb Technical College currently has more than 4,000 students enrolled in diploma or degree programs and more than 9,000 in adult education classes. Academic and Technical programs at DeKalb Tech cover more than 100 different occupations.

For more information, visit www.dekalbtech.edu.