The Athens Community Career Academy offers a unique and innovative experience to all CCSD high school students interested in exploring post-secondary endeavors. ACCA was named Georgia’s College and Career Academy of the Year in 2014. The ACCA is a partnership between the Clarke County School District, Athens Technical College and the University of Georgia. Here, students have the opportunity to take core academic college courses, enroll in career-themed college certification programs and participate in unique internships.
The mission of the Athens Community Career Academy is to provide expansive opportunities for students to achieve educational and career goals while meeting local and regional workforce needs.
The Athens Community Career Academy (ACCA) will transform the Athens community into a career-focused learning environment for students in grades 9-12. Clarke County School District’s CCSD’s) three high school campuses, Athens Technical College, University of Georgia, and local businesses will provide venues for student learning. In addition, local businesses will be involved in curriculum development based on actual workforce needs. The ACCA seeks to become an innovative learning center focused on community engagement and business partnerships for the mutual benefit of students and the regional economy.