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The Mountain Area Workforce Board (WDB) is a partnership of private business executives and the the leading workforce development organizations in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania counties of western North Carolina. The purpose of the WDB is to provide policy, planning, oversight and funding for local workforce development programs and address workforce issues as they emerge within the region.

WHO WE ARE   WHAT WE DO

In addition to the private sector business representatives, the Workforce Board membership includes executives and managers from:

  • Community Colleges
  • NCWorks Career Centers
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Public School Systems
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Economic Development
  • Social Services
  • Community Based Organizations
  • Organized Labor

The goal is to engage effective local leadership to administer programs and incentives to create successful businesses and citizens.

 

The Board provides leadership in designing a workforce development system that:

Help Individuals:

  • prepare for and secure suitable employment
  • research, choose and acquire the foundational and/or technical skills necessary to enter the career of their choice, and more

Help Businesses

  • understand the local labor market
  • develop training programs
  • maintain talent pipelines
  • improve the success of its employees, and more
     

 

Wed 11/12/14 · 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Mountain Area Youth Council Meeting

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BUNCOMBE COUNTY
NCWorks Career Center Asheville
 

HENDERSON COUNTY
Henderson County Career Center
Blue Ridge Community College

 

MADISON COUNTY
Madison County Career Center
AB Tech-Madison Campus

 

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY
Transylvania County Career Center