Welcome to Professional and Community Education

Our office is open 8 am - 5:30 pm Mon - Thurs, and Fri, 8 am - 3 pm. Masks and social distancing are required in all VSU offices and buildings.

Learning in Retirement is Back!

After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to be back this Spring with a mini-semester featuring mainly virtual classes. We have a few socially distanced in-person classes offered as well. Classes start the week of February 22. Download to view or print the LIR Schedule.

THIS SEMESTER ONLY, the program is open to all ages (18 or over)! So feel free to invite your younger family members or friends to attend. 

Registration is open now! The class schedule flyer is in the mail. Download and view the printed schedule. Or you can enroll in LIR and choose your classes here: Learning in Retirement

For your convenience, you may view and print the LIR Spring 2021 Calendar.

APSI - Advanced Placement Summer Institute

June 28 - July 2, 2021

  • AP Calculus A/B
  • AP English Language & Composition
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP US History

Learn more and register...

NEW!   Georgia Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing

Completely online. Launch your real estate career today! Find out more and REGISTER TODAY!

Certificate Programs - Online

Nonprofit Management Certificate: Gain a foundational knowledge to start or improve your nonprofit organization. Learn more...
Leadership Certificate: Develop leadership skills to build success and advance your career goals. 
Learn more...

Food Safety Manager Certification - New Date

Mon, Mar 22    9 AM - 6:30 PM    REGISTER    Find details on our Career Development page.
ServSafe Exam Only - for those who do not need to take the class. Call 229.245.6484 for complete information.

Register Now for Winter/Spring 2021 Sessions:

Essentials of Human Resources with aPHR Prep - Online

Begin your HR journey or build upon your current skills to advance your career. Course includes aPHR prep. Read more on our Career Development page. Starts March 1, 2021. Register Today!

Preparation for PHR/SPHR Certification - Online

The winter/spring course starts February 16, 2021. Visit our Career Development page to learn more or REGISTER today.

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TEACHERS: We offer 30+ Teacher Development & Recertificaton courses ONLINE.

CampDISCOVERY: Use our Contact Us link to sign up to be notified of future children's programs.

THEBRIDGE: Our course catalog will be back! Call us at 229-245-6484 to get on our mailing list.

You can still donate online to...

Learning in Retirement

A tax deductible contribution of $75 will provide a scholarship for an individual who would like to participate but cannot afford a  membership. Donations of any other amount are welcome as well, and will be used to support our programming and special events.


Donate to our CampDISCOVERY Scholarship Fund to help support children who could not otherwise attend CampDISCOVERY in 2020 and beyond. You can donate funds for a whole camp or any amount you choose.

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