News 2016-12-14T02:06:07+00:00

Pathways to Great Careers in Alabama

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Many of us grew up with the idea that the only way to get a good career in Alabama was via a four-year college degree or higher.

The Rebirth Of Vocational Education

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

A recent National Federation of Independent Businesses survey reported that the percentage of small businesses saying that they get no or few qualified applicants for available jobs has hit a 17-year high.

Vocational Ed, Reborn

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Studies estimate that hundreds of thousands of positions in manufacturing firms went unfilled, even during the post-financial-crisis downturn and subsequent weak recovery, because of the lack of skilled workers.

GE Allies With Auburn University

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

A leader in additive manufacturing technologies, GE, has selected Auburn University as one of just eight universities from around the world to participate in a groundbreaking program focusing on 3-D printing research and education initiatives.

TechMGM Classes Begin in July

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The first group of classes for a Montgomery-area information technology training program will finish early next month.

Piggly Wiggly Coming to North Autauga County

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Piggly Wiggly franchise and their $3 million investment will result in a 28,000-square foot “fresh” concept grocery store, complete with gas pumps.

New Alabama plant creates 200 jobs

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

James Hardie Building Products will invest nearly $220 million and create more than 200 jobs with a new manufacturing facility in Prattville, officials announced today.

CACC’s LPN Program Ranked No. 4 in State

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Central Alabama Community College’s Licensed Practical Nurse Program has been ranked the No. 4 LPN program in Alabama. The rankings were announced Wednesday by PracticalNursing.org. The schools were assessed on several factors that help [...]

International Paper Apprenticeship Program

May 13th, 2017|0 Comments

International Paper Riverdale Mill is partnering with Apprenticeship Alabama and is preparing its next group of Maintenance Journeyman.

Apprenticeship Alabama

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Gov. Robert Bentley ceremonially signs the Apprenticeship Tax Credit Act and passes pens to the bill's supporters. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Arthur Orr, left, and Rep. Alan Baker. (Governor's Office, Sydney A. [...]

Regional Workforce Council Tours Coosa and Tallapoosa Industries

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Members of the Alabama Department of Commerce Workforce Region 5 Council were hosted by the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Authority.

New Unified Workforce System to Better Link Employers and Job Seekers

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Alabama business, education and workforce training leaders announced today a major step in transforming the state’s workforce development efforts into one unified system...