The Economic & Workforce Development Council exists to create an atmosphere that is conducive to improving economic and employment conditions in Blount County.
Workforce Development – To support areas of workforce development and education
• Create Workforce Development Roundtable to include higher education officials, school directors, and industry officials to discuss the needs of our community as it relates to workforce development.
• Support the goals of the Innovation Valley Initiative in the areas of education and workforce development.
• Create electronic resource guide that will serve as a tool for educators and employers.
• Support the efforts of the Richard Williams Leadership Academy.