As set forth in its student catalog, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Candice Buckley, the ADA Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1111, ADA504Coordinator@gptc.edu or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-103B; or Sadie Washington, the Title IX Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1210, TitleIXCoordinator@gptc.edu or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-157 for assistance.

THE GPTC Vision

To create unforgettable learning experiences.

FACULTY

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Get your program and students featured on GPTC's social media sites!
DOWNLOAD the Marketing & Communications Social Media Publicity Request Form HERE!

Thank you to our GPTC Veterans!

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Click the heart to enjoy the slideshow highlighting each
of our GPTC faculty, staff and student Veterans

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Pull out your ugly sweater

and  gather with holiday snacks!

Contact Kimberley Alexander at alexanderk@gptc.edu or 404-297-9522 ext. 1132
with questions!

Wish Tree help needed!

One of our scholarship partners, Georgia United Credit Union, needs our help in their Wish Tree efforts to sponsor children through the DeKalb Family & Children Services (DDFCS) by providing new toys.

 

The GUCU Clarkston branch, right across the street from our Clarkston campus, still has tags on their tree! Won't you stop by 500 N. Indian Creek Drive and provide toys requested by the children on the tree's ornament tags?

New, unwrapped toys are due to the credit union by Wednesday, December 11.

 

Click the presents below for additional information!

GPTC Fleet Vehicles & Liability

What's covered? What's not?
Informational video links below:

Important Information regarding when you are covered:

For the purpose of Liability Insurance, all state vehicles are uninsured. Instead, we insure state employees, but only while performing their official duties. So, if you use the vehicle while doing personal business, the state does not cover you and, should you have an accident, you would be personally responsible for all damages and injuries you cause. 

NEW State Fuel Card Standards and Guidelines

The Office of Fleet Management in Partnership with the Office of Planning and Budget has  made some revisions to the Statewide Fuel Card Standards & Guidelines, effective July 1, 2019. As a registered fleet vehicle driver and user of the WEX fuel-card, each of you MUST complete the acknowledgement of the new statewide standards & guidelines for your PIN to remain active. To allow ample time for compliance, The Office of Fleet Management has allowed 120 days to have all current drivers complete the online fuel card training (video) and acknowledgement. The deadline for all current drivers to meet the new requirement is January 28, 2020.  After the 120 day time period has ended, fuel card PINS of all current drivers who have not completed the acknowledgement will be terminated. Effective October 1, 2019 any new state employee who will be driving a state vehicle and using the state fuel card will be required to complete the acknowledgement prior to receiving a fuel card PIN number.

Click here to access to the training and acknowledgement that is now available on the DOAS website:
  https://service.doas.ga.gov/app/answers/fuelcard/a_id/1496

After completing the training, please print and save a copy of your completion certificate. Scan and email your completion certificate to Cheryl Adams in the Facilities office at adamsc@gptc.edu

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Georgia Piedmont Alumni

To the right is the inaugural edition of the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation's alumni newsletter. Alumni newsletters will be published quarterly, with the next edition being released in June. If there is anything exciting  happening in your department you’d like to share with our alumni, please feel free to let us know for inclusion in the next edition.

 

Additionally, if you are an employee that is also a graduate of Georgia Piedmont or DeKalb Tech, please let us know by sending an email so we can ensure you’re receiving updates regarding the alumni association as well as special opportunities, goodies and incentives that will only be offered to alumni employees!

A special thank you to those who have already self-identified.

SELF-SERVICE PASSWORD 
RESET SYSTEM

This is a reminder about our self-service password reset system. Below is a guide showing you how to set up security questions in the Outlook Web App to enroll in the self-service password reset.

 

Resetting your password using this method will reset your: computer login password, Outlook/email password, and your Single Sign On password.

 

If you have any questions, please contact us at techsupport@gptc.edu or x5299

CAREER CLOSET 

The Career Closet benefits students who need, but cannot afford, business attire for interviews. Donations are still being accepted during regular business hours.

Please contact Dr. Pam Harroff (x1157) or Dr. Ramona Pollard (x1290) with any questions.

Academic Calendar

2020

GPTC Family Matters

on Yammer

We get it--the Georgia Piedmont Technical College team is a very busy bunch. But hey, it’s nice to catch up occasionally with colleagues whom you may not interact with on a regular basis. 

 

How?  Through the Family Matters channel on Yammer!

 

Follow these steps to create a Yammer account:

  • Visit http://www.yammer.com/  OR Go to Yammer through Office 365 (click on the blue grid in the left hand corner and find the Yammer icon)

  • Enter your email address

  • Click ‘Sign Up’

  • You will be informed that a confirmation email has been sent to your email address

  • Copy the URL from your email into the address bar of a browser (ensure the URL starts with https://www.yammer.com/) and press enter

  • Click on Discover Groups

  • Look under “All Groups”

  • Click on Family Matters—Family Matters is a secure social network just for faculty & staff

  • Ask to Join

 

Once you’ve created your account and joined Family Matters, please invite your Georgia Piedmont co-workers to share news with you.  

 

Happy Yammering!     

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Click on the "hand" above to access job listings and share the news with your
job-seeking friends!

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If you work for Georgia Piedmont Technical College (and have a valid GPTC e-mail address) you are eligible for a discount on your personal Verizon cell phone account.  Just click on the Verizon logo and follow the steps to claim your discount. 

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  Access Fee Discount up to:: 18%

  Accessory discount: 25%

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