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Through ACE, immigrants learn to speak English, adults learn to read and write for the first time, Americans learn to communicate with their Spanish-speaking neighbors, the un- and underemployed find and maintain employment , and community members gain valuable insights into finance, healthcare, cooking, shopping, car maintenance, etc.

Located on Mandeville Ave. between Newnan Rd. & Austin Ave.

Adult & Community Education

Striving to empower community members through a variety of educational opportunities

English as a Second Language

Annette, member of Antioch Baptist Church, teaches an advanced class


Impact West GA

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Adult Reading and Writing classes are one-on-one, private sessions for English-speaking adults who never learned to read or write.  Adults who do not read are typically highly intelligent and have developed impressive skills that allow them to navigate the world without reading.  It is never too late to learn to read!  If you know someone who would like more information or wish to set up a session, please call 770.834.4007.

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Kathy, Founder and President of Impact West GA, teaches Marvin to read.

Adult Reading and Writing

Workshops, Seminars, & Series

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Throughout the year, ACE offers classes on a wide variety of topics.  Some are seminar style & some are workshops.  Some are one-class only, and others are short series.  

Everyone is welcome.  Take one or take them all!    

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Mondays in September


12th:  The truth about payday & title loans and how to get out of the cycle.


19th: Creating a budget & actually living on it.


26th:  Building Credit & Reducing Debt


God's perspective on Depression & Anxiety

Monday, November 14

Did you know that even some of our spiritual super heroes, like John Wesley, suffered tremendously with depression and anxiety?  The Bible is an amazing resource for dealing with depression and anxiety. Join us for this seminar and dig into what God's perspective is.

The seminar leader is a trained counselor and pastor.


This seminar is not meant to  be used in lieu of medical care.

Get That Job!


Tuesdays in January


16th: Search the job market and network effectively


23rd: Applications, Resumes, & Follow Up.


3oth: Interviews that Get That Job!

Keep That Job & Get Promoted!


Tuesdays in March


13th: It takes very little effort to be extra-ordinary.


20th: The (not so) secret to becoming a most valued employee.


27th: Asking for the raise or promotion you deserve.

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Impact English Camp

Campers will enhance their English language skills while exploring outer space, playing games, making arts & crafts, story time, and on at least one fieldtrip each week.


Kids will have so much fun they won’t know their learning!




Who: Students ages 8-12 yrs. learning English as a new language


When: July10 - 14, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon.


How Much: $15 for 1st student & $10 for 2nd+ student

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ESL is our largest and longest running program. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced English classes are held on Thursdays at 7:30 pm beginning in Sept and ending in May each year.


We are an open enrollment program, and a student may begin at any time.  New students should arrive 10 minutes early to their first class.