Technical College/Apprenticeship – Is it for Me?

What exactly happens at a technical college? You gain real-world skillsets that can be put into the workforce quickly. Before you decide what to do after high school, make sure to examine all your options. Check in with our technical college experts and learn how you can establish a fantastic career path.


Chey Wilson

Joseph ‘Chey’ Wilson, an alum of the great University of Georgia Bulldogs, graduated with a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Education. With over 16 years of experience in Higher Education, Chey has worked in various areas such as Housing and Student Life, Admissions, Advising, Dual Enrollment and Student Activities.

Paul Farr

Paul Farr is the Director of Business and Industry Services at South Georgia Technical College in Americus, Georgia. Prior to joining the Economic Development Services Department in 2017, he was an Instructor in various programs at South Georgia Technical College. Paul has worked with the Electric Linemen Program since 2017, coordinating Observational Based Instruction assignments, serving on the Mock Interview Team, and assisting in overseeing daily operations of the program. Paul received his Bachelor’s Degree from LaGrange College, his Master’s Degree from Georgia Southwestern State University, and his Juris Doctor Degree from Mercer University.

Mbonya Myers

Ms. Mbonya Myers is the CTAE Director and Assistant Principal of Harris County High School. Previously, she worked in Muscogee County School District for 20 year. During her time there, she won the 2015 Program of Excellence Award for the Rothschild Leadership Academy Engineering & Technology Program, 2014 100% Advisor Award, 2013 Harvard Fellow, 2012 Top Ten Teacher of the Year. She has also served as the former President of the Engineering Division of the Georgia Associate for Career and Technical Educators as well as a Board of Director for Georgia Career and Technical Educators. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Technology Student Association.