Workforce Development is an Integral Partner in Regional Economic Development Efforts
By working in partnership with community leaders, business and industry, education institutions, and local, regional, state and federal government agencies, Workforce Development is able to identify, create and implement regional workforce development strategies to meet the current and future employer demand.
Workforce Development helps Organizations Train & Develop their Most Valuable Resource - People
In the past, economic development focused on attracting new businesses with financial incentives. Companies now require that a well-trained, educated workforce is readily available when making a decision to relocate or stay in the region. Examples of recent efforts to design new training specifically to meet area employers' needs include the following:
|BioScience Manufacturing Technology|
|Defense Acquisitions Academy|
|Health Information Technology Training|