Professional and Community Education

Welcome!

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
IT Bootcamps
Fundamental Skills Courses - Online
Special Interest Certificate Programs
Food Safety Manager Certification Class & Exam (ServSafe)
Georgia Real Estate Sales Pre-Licensing
Donate to Learning in Retirement and CampDISCOVERY

CampDISCOVERY Summer Edition 2022

Registration is OPEN! Join us for our enrichment camps for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade!

  • CampDISCOVERY 2022 will be held at the VSU STEAM Center, 1302 N Patterson Street.
  • Morning camps from 9 am – 12 noon and afternoon camps from 1 – 4 pm.
  • View or print our CampDISCOVERY schedule with descriptions.
  • Register Early! Camps fill up fast. 

Food Safety Manager Certification (ServSafe)

Register Today      Early Bird: $199; after May 16 - $239

  • The next class with certification exam is Tuesday, May 31, beginning at 9 AM.
  • Class includes the ServSafe Manager 7th Ed. textbook with exam code.
  • Class concludes with administration of the exam beginning at 4:30 PM.

Hot NEW Program...IT Bootcamps

LAUNCH YOUR TECH CAREER IN JUST SIX MONTHS

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.

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Learning in Retirement

  • The Fall 2023 Schedule is in development.
  • Call 229.245.6484 or fill out the Contact Us form to be put on our LIR mailing list.

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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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