Our clean environment and helpful staff will assure you the best experience in the area. We want you to feel comfortable while attending class. We promote an active and social classroom environment where we learn not only from the course, but from each other’s experiences. We take pride in our teaching facility. We are dedicated to creating a non-judgmental atmosphere in which you can explore life changing techniques. We have been helping people get their licenses back for over 25 years. Our facility’s instructors have over ninety-five years combined experience, something that cannot be found with our competitors.
Motor vehicle accidents account for more deaths than all natural disasters combined. As a matter of fact, in any one year your chances of being injured in a motor vehicle accident are better than 1 in 1000. Between the ages of 16 and 64 alcohol figures into over 20% of all fatal accidents, and between the ages of 21 and 44 almost 50%. Absolute Education strives to make a difference. Our goal is to make our roads a safer place.
Linda Wagner Owner/Lead Instructor
After working for almost 20 years as a Risk Reduction Instructor for other schools in the North Georgia area, Linda Wagner, owner and lead instructor, started Absolute Education in 2006. Since its opening, Linda has expanded her business to provide a multitude of classes to better serve and educate her clients. She provides clients with a clean and non-judgemental learning environment to create a positive learning experience. She is always willing to go above and beyond for her clients in hopes to change the lives of individuals as well as our community. She also proudly serves the children of Hall County as a CASA Partnership Member, Board Member, and Volunteer. She is currently receiving her CACI certification.
Linda Hewell NCACII, CACII Clinical Director
Absolute is pleased to announce that our new Clinical Director is Ms. Linda Hewell NCACII, CACII. Ms. Hewell has been a well-regarded member of the addiction counseling community for the entirety of her 35-year career of extensive treatment services experience. Ms. Hewell has provided services ranging from Risk Reduction Instructor, individual and group therapies, and intensive outpatient and inpatient addiction/substance abuse disorder programs to the Atlanta/Northeast Georgia areas.
Laura White DUI / Risk Reduction Instructor, Defensive Driving Instructor, Counselor, Office Staff
Laura “Lulu” White – Lulu as we affectionately call her, has been a Risk Reduction instructor for 28 years. She is also a Defensive Driving Instructor and a Prime Solutions Level II counselor. When she is not in the classroom, Lulu also works part-time in our office. When she is not at Absolute, Lulu enjoys thrift shopping and entertaining. She is also an avid music lover; her favorite musician is her Godson, Sean, who is an accomplished pianist and vocalist. You might just see his adorable (although much younger) face in the Prime for Life curriculum DVD.
Katy Foster DUI / Risk Reduction Instructor, Defensive Driving Instructor, Impulse Control Instructor, Office Staff
Katy has been with Absolute for over 8 years where she instructs Risk Reduction, Defensive Driving, and Impulse Control – a program she co-authored. She is also is a Prime Solutions Level II counselor. Katy holds a degree in Sociology and began her career as a DFCS agent, but transitioned out of the position when her children were born. She is very busy homeschooling her three children and teaching English as a Second Language to Chinese students. When she is not busy instructing at Absolute or her children in the home, she enjoys writing. She currently has three books published.
Bob "Mr.Bob" Wagner Counselor, Office Staff
Mr. Bob has been a fixture at Absolute since its inception. He is our all-around guy and helps anywhere needed whether it is in the office, in the counseling area, or even taking out the trash. Mr. Bob is a Prime Solutions Level II certified counselor. He is extremely proud of his many years of sobriety after successfully overcoming an alcohol addiction and he is passionate about seeing every participant in our programs succeed. He’s become our office “cheerleader” and we adore him for it. When he is not helping out at Absolute, Mr. Bob is working hard at his own business where he does beautiful carpentry work and other types of buildings and home repairs.