The Pine Belt region is home to a wide variety of entities that provide the best business models in workforce education and training through various state, federal, and community development programs. From adult education to specially designed programs for targeted business and industry, workforce development is vital to ensuring the academic, occupational and continuing education needs of the workforce and employers are met. This concept allows us an opportunity to facilitate the building of a strong workforce for the great and ever-changing needs of our business and industry community.
Many industries can rely on the expertise of our region’s workforce development professionals to recruit, screen, train & educate, and assess potential employees for their respective companies. From initial screening techniques to Lean Manufacturing Concepts, OSHA training, WorkKeys Testing and small business development, to name a few, South Mississippi continues its innovative approach to meeting the varied demands of our economy through sufficient education and training mechanisms for an emerging workforce.