Gilmer County Education

The Gilmer County Charter Schools System consists of 5 Schools:

Clear Creek Elementary School (Pre-k-5)

Ellijay Elementary School (Pre-k-5)

Mountainview Elementary School (Pre-k-5)

Clear Creek Middle School (6-8)

Gilmer High School (9-12)

Mountain Innovation Program (6-12)
Gilmer Charter Schools (Central Office)

134 Industrial Blvd.
Ellijay, GA
Phone: 706.276.5000
Curriculum – GCCSS – Gilmer Schools
The Curriculum and Instruction Department for the Gilmer County Charter School System coordinates and oversees all aspects of curriculum and instruction for Pre-K …

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Dalton State College
  • Offers general education credit classes. These classes include course from Areas A-F of the Core Curriculum as well as Learning Support classes.

All credit courses offered at the extended campus sties carry the same academic credit as the equivalent courses offered on the main campus in Dalton. Students who have attended or are currently attending Appalachian Technical College, Coosa Valley Technical College, or Northwestern Technical College, also have a unique opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science Cooperative Degree by combining their technical programs with general education courses taken from Dalton State College. Depending on the technical area of study, students with the A.A.S. degree can continue with their studies at Dalton State and seek a Bachelor’s of Applied Science Degree.

Dalton State also offers a selection of general education classes on the main campus on Saturdays.

Dalton State College – Gilmer Center
103 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA
Phone: 706.635.1260

North Georgia Technical College (NGTC)

North Georgia Technical College opened its Blairsville campus in 1998, a state of the art 5.5 million facility with 48,000 square feet of classrooms plus administrative space. NGTC was accredited in 2008 to offer two-year associate degrees as well as technical certificates and diplomas in a variety of career fields. The college maintains close relationships with the business and industry to keep in step with the latest operating equipment and the skills needed.
For more information call 706.439.6300.

Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC)

In 2009, Appalachian Technical College, Chattahoochee Technical College, and North Metro Technical College merged to form the leading post-secondary education college in the state. Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC) offers more than 100 programs of study.

CTA works with its local communities to provide the workforce needed to stimulate Georgia’s community and economic growth and development. CTC offers a wide variety of continuing education courses of business, career, and personal enrichment, as well as online or hybrid courses on all its campuses.

Chattahoochee Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.
For more information call 706.253.4500.

University of North Georgia

In early 2012, the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents recommended the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University, which was founded in 1873 in Dahlonega, Georgia, and Gainesville State College, which was founded in 1964 in Gainesville, Georgia. The consolidation became official on January 8, 2013, creating the University of North Georgia (UNG), with four campuses across northeast Georgia.

In August 2015, UNG opened an additional campus in Blue Ridge, Georgia, to serve students in the northernmost region of the state.

As a regional multi-campus institution and premier senior military college, UNG is unique in the range of educational pathways it offers students. From associate degrees to graduate-level programs, UNG provides an array of opportunities to help develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. One of only six federally designated senior military colleges in the nation, the university carries the distinction of The Military College of Georgia and its nationally recognized Army ROTC program attracts students from across the state, region and nation. Additionally, UNG is designated by the University System of Georgia as a State Leadership Institution and has earned the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Adult Literacy/GED Gilmer Learning Center

30 Southside Church St.
Phone: 706.276.1110


Gilmer County Library

268 Calvin Jackson Dr.
Phone: 706.635.4528


North Georgia Resa

4731 Old Hwy 5 South
Phone: 706.276.1111