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PACE is dedicated to bringing you lifelong learning programs and activities for children and adults of all ages. There's something for everyone - Career Development, Leisure Learning, Online Programs, Learning in Retirement, and CampDISCOVERY

Train for an In-Demand Career
NEW IT Bootcamps powered by Infosec
IT Bootcamps - 6 month format
Fundamental Skills Courses - Online
Paralegal Certificate Course®
Special Interest Certificate Programs
Food Safety Manager Certification Class & Exam (ServSafe)
Georgia Real Estate Sales Pre-Licensing
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Learning in Retirement

Food Safety Manager Certification (ServSafe)

  • The next class date is Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022...Read more and register.
  • Class includes the ServSafe Manager 7th Ed. textbook with exam code.
  • Class concludes with administration of the exam.

NEW  Live IT Bootcamps - Intensive, Immersive

  • Live, immersive boot camps prepare you for entry- to advanced-level IT certification exams in an intensive format.
  • Live boot camps range in duration from 3–7 days and have limited seats per session.
  • Get expert-led instruction from industry professionals and everything you need to earn your certification.
  • Includes unlimited practice exam attempts and extended access to boot camp materials, videos, and hundreds of hands-on labs.


Self-Paced IT Bootcamps


Valdosta State University IT Bootcamps will prepare you for in-demand, high-paying jobs in the tech sector. Gain the skills and practical experience employers are looking for in an accelerated, 100% online format.

Boot camps include AI Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Full Stack Web Development, Data Science and Analytics, and Cloud Engineer


Paralegal Certificate Course® - Live Hybrid Lecture Format

Train to be a job-ready paralegal in our live, hybrid lecture format. Classes are held via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 - 9 PM and Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 1 PM Eastern Time for 8 weeks. Online, Text-Only, and Online Flex formats also available.

Learn more and register.


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Train for an In-Demand Career 

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Fundamental Skills - Online

  • 400+ classes in two formats: 6-week, instructor-led OR 3 month, self-paced tutorial
  • Browse the catalog.

Popular Special Interest Certificate Programs - Online

Georgia Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing


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Help senior adults and children attend our programs...

Learning in Retirement - Make tax deductible contribution of $75 or any amount to support LIR programming. CampDISCOVERY - Donate to our CampDISCOVERY Scholarship Fund.

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