On May 13, 2008, Governor Perdue signed legislation that will officially change the name of the Department of Technical and Adult Education.  Effective July 1, 2008, the system will be known as the Technical College System of Georgia.The new name will better communicate to all Georgians the TCSG’s important mission to provide the very best in technical education, adult education programs, and customized training for business and industry through 33 of the nation’s top technical colleges.  The TCSG is the source for people looking to get the kind of education that today’s business and industry want and need.  Coosa Valley Tech and Northwestern Technical Colleges are part of Georgia’s Technical College System.