Episode 12

Can CITA Help My Student Be Successful?

Guest: Dr. Tiffany Barney

Dr. Tiffany Barney is currently the Director of the Cobb Innovation & Technology Academy. Prior to her appointment in Cobb County, she served as the CTAE Program Specialist for healthcare science, law and public safety, and cosmetology for the Georgia Department of Education. In addition, she has a host of experience working at various levels of public education. She has been a teacher, instructional coach, and an adjunct professor. Barney transitioned to education after a career in athletic training working with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. In 2017, she earned a PhD from the University of Georgia.

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  • [00:40] Who is Dr. Barney?
  • [01:39] What's in the CITA name?
  • [02:29] Is CITA a MAGNET School?
  • [03:12] Classrooms vs Labs
  • [04:15] How did CITA work during the pandemic?
  • [05:15] Still new, but already seeing successes!
  • [06:01] Different from the old Vo-Tech classes
  • [07:29] Finding your path in life
  • [08:24] Potentially life-impacting program
  • [09:16] Pathways available
  • [10:06] Certifications can pay off!
  • [11:47] How to learn more and apply
  • [12:44] Final words of encouragement

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