Savannah Technical College has selected Marjorie Battle as Outstanding Teacher of the Year for STC’s Adult Education program.
In FY2022, she had 70% measurable skills gains with her students at Fort Stewart’s Army Educ at ion Center in Hinesville, setting the standard for these results in the program and throughout the state. “Not only do students improve their TABE scores, but their ASVAB scores also improve regularly in ways that allow soldiers to continue to pursue their career in the Army,” said STC Economic Development Vice President Brent Stubbs. “She is a military spouse who understands firsthand the plight of soldiers that need to improve their basic skill sin order to retain or improve their employment status.”
Battle has been an adjunct math instructor for the college since 2017. Previously she was a math instructor for Liberty County High School. She has also worked as a math tutor for Youth Challenge at Fort Stewart.
She has a master’s in education from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a major in middle grades education and minor in mathematics. She has a bachelor’s degree in general studies with a minor in education, and studied at Kingsborough Community College with a major in computer science and minor in mathematics.
Savannah Tech’s Adult Education Program serves those who need to improve their basic literacy and math skills, improve their oral and written English, practice for the GED test to attain a high school equivalency degree, and prepare for college. Instructors also help students with science and social studies test preparation for GED testing. STC teaches adult education classes in the morning, afternoon, evening and online. They are offered in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. Adult education classes for GED-prep are currently free for all U.S. citizens.
To register for free GED classes, call (912) 443-5446 or visit www.savannahtech.edu/FreeGEDClasses. For GED testing information, go to www.ged.com to sign up to take test or go to www.savannahtech.edu/ testingcenter to learn more about our testing locations.