.There will be several bee schools in the surrounding area that you can attend. As we learn of their dates we will add links here.
Northeast Georgia Mountain Beekeepers Association - February 22 (Elachee Nature Center-Gainesville,GA) and March 22 (a beeyard in Habersham county) http://negabeekeeping.com/
Chattahoochee Beekeepers Association - multiple dates / sessions http://chattahoocheebeekeepers.com/
Blue Ridge Honey Company - 3 days 2/21 (classroom), 2/28 (classroom), 3/27 (field day) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Blue-Ridge-Honey-Company
If you aren't interested in a short course, Click here for a link to great info on getting started!