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County commissioner honored for academic achievement
Brad Brookshire
Brad Brookshire

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) recently awarded several of Georgia’s county officials with certificates for completing requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. From Bryan County, Commissioner Brad Brookshire was among the recipients recognized for successfully completing the core requirements in the academy.

He and the other honorees received their awards during the 2019 ACCG Annual Conference at the Savannah Trade & Convention Center.

For more than two decades, ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia have collaborated to offer supplemental training and educational tools in the Lifelong Learning Academy. With abundant courses to choose from, every county official has a tailor-made learning experience that allows them to excel in specific areas of expertise.

“Counties in Georgia face a constantly evolving set of challenges which elected and appointed officials must address in order to lead effectively,” said Dave Wills, ACCG’s executive director. “The Lifelong Learning Academy was created to help county officials expand their skill set, equipping them to address the challenges they face and to take advantage of opportunities to improve their respective communities. I commend leaders such as Commissioner Brookshire, who understand the value of continuing their education, taking the initiative to engage in the Lifelong Learning Academy, which is truly a program of excellence.”

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