August 2023

Workforce Development Newsletter

Georgia Mountains Works:

Workforce Development Forum

Attracting Youth through

Work-Based Learning

this Thursday afternoon in Gainesville.

You asked, we delivered! Just in time for the start of school, the topic is Work-Based Learning presented by various industry experts.

Link to Register

Attracting Youth through Work-Based Learning

Thursday, August 17, 2023 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Lanier College & Career Academy, Gainesville

We have seen the success of this pipeline first-hand and want to share this resource with everyone! Whether you're an employer looking to hire WBL students or a WBL educator we would love to have you! Registration required – no cost to attend.

MFG Sector Partners In Action

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Congrats to Rod Pipkin from Stephens Co. High School for his promotion to the Career, Technical and Agriculture Education Director.


Our friends at FOCO Works are hosting a Manufacturing Career Fair on August 25th. We will see you there. #FOCOWorks

Gainesville High School prepping their Work-Based Learning students with orientation groups. Great way to prepare students for the future! #WBL #GHS

Dawson County celebrates the 2022-23 Northwest Region Youth Apprenticeship Completer of the year. You've got to read more about his accomplishments. #DCHSWBL

A sneak peek into Athens Technical College's new Industrial Systems Technology Building. We cannot wait to see how it turns out! #ATC #IndustrialSystems

Hart College and Career Academy will be opening a new FULL RIDE scholarship thanks to our employer partner Haering. Way to go!