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Quick Data Totals

Program Year Totals 2011

Number Enrolled 60,235
Attendance Hours 4,646,713
Completed Level 26,411
Completed a Level and Advance One or More Levels 10,429
Number Separated Before Completion 28,267
Remaining within Level 5,557
Percentage Completing Level 44%

Source: Office of Vocational and Adult Education. (2012, March) National Reporting System: Statistical Section, Georgia. Retrieved from OVAE Website: OVAE/NRS/tables/view.cfm?state=IL&year=2009&tableID=4

Overall Educational Gain line chart.
2009, 34%; 2010, 35%; 2011, 44%; 2012, 47%

Did You Know ...?

…Since Program Year 2009, Georgia has raised its overall performance in educational gain 10 percentage points (from 34% to 44%) and is on track to reach 47% in Program Year 2012.

State NRS Structure

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  • ABE: GAIN, TABE, and WorkKeys
  • ESL: BEST Literacy, BEST Plus, and TABE CLAS-E
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 Data Systems
  • Georgia Adult Learners Information System (GALIS)
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 Followup Methods
  • GED: Data Match
  • Employment: Data Match
  • Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match
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 Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement
  • The Georgia Adult Learners Information System (GALIS) is an internet-based MIS that is used by all Office of Adult Education grantees. It is used by the state office to monitor local program data collection and performance outcomes. Local programs use GALIS to track student progress, check teacher performance, and watch overall program outcomes. GALIS has a robust reports module that provides NRS reports at all levels as well as programmatic reports that help the local program to accomplish many tasks, such as knowing which students are ready to be post-tested, which sites need additional support, and to demonstrate program effectiveness to stakeholders.

State Tools and Resources

Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Adult Education

OAE Professional Information Site

GALIS Help Documents and Training Materials

Programs and People

Beverly E. Smith, Assistant Commissioner
Office of Adult Education
Technical College System of Georgia 
1800 Century Place, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30345-4304 
Phone: (404) 679-1635

The National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) is administered by the Division of Adult Education and Literacy in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education.