Catalog 2013-2014

Economic Development Services

The mission of the Office of Economic Development Services is regional workforce and economic development. Economic Development Services offers education and training opportunities to enable participants to develop necessary skills to further their career goals. Through business and industry support programs, Economic Development Services aids in the creation and retention of jobs by supporting existing companies, employees, entrepreneurs, and new companies coming to the area. Economic Development Services programs also assist employers in attracting potential employees with the basic skills needed to be productive, successful workers for their companies. Programs and services are available in each service area county: Clarke, Elbert Greene, Hart, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Taliaferro, Walton, and Wilkes.