Wiregrass Hosts Continuing Education for Georgia Opticians


March 24, 2014

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recently provided continuing education credits for Georgia Certified and Licensed Dispensing Opticians. The credits offered were given by Carol Joan Brown and Thomas Blair, Jr. and were approved by the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners. There were over 30 Opticians, 6 students from the Wiregrass Opticianry program along with staff from the Optician’s Association of Georgia (OAG) in attendance. The group was able to hear a special guest speaker from Europa International. This company has over 30 years’ experience in the optical industry and is based out of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Wiregrass’ Optical Technology Program Coordinator, Gerald Wilkerson, serves as the Continuing Education Chairman on the board of the OAG. Wiregrass offers the following optical programs; an Opticianry diploma degree, and certificate programs in Eyewear Dispensing and Refractometry. Summer Semester starts May 19. Wirgrass is now accepting new students for summer and fall semesters. For more information visit our website at www.wiregrass.edu or call 229-333-2100.