To know the path forward, you have to know the road that got us here. Download the documents below to get a first-hand look at some of the research, insights, and recommendations behind the AWC.

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Recommendation Report to Gov. Robert Bentley

Full text of the 2014-2015 Alabama Workforce Council recommendations to Governor Robert Bentley delivered February 4, 2015.

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Alabama Workforce Council Resource Guide

Developed in partnership with the Auburn University Economic & Community Development Institute, this report compiles critical information about the state’s various workforce development programs and their services.

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Workforce Development Councils of Alabama (Map)

Ten Regional Workforce Development Councils were established to provide a direct link to the workforce needs of business and industry at the local level. The Councils work with their member counties to develop a regional strategic plan and comprehensive workforce development system that supports local economic and job development activities.

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Alabama Workforce Development Flowchart

How does it all work together? Download this chart that illustrates how all of Alabama’s efforts can collaborate for the good of the entire state.

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SB217 AWC Legislation

This piece of legislation formally established the Alabama Workforce Council and outlines the Council’s members, duties and responsibilities.

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7/21/2014 Press Release: Gov. Bentley Appoints Members to the AWC

On July 1, 2014, Gov. Robert Bentley announced 30 appointments to the AWC from business, education and industry to serve as an advisory body to ensure Alabama’s workforce development programs are meeting the most pressing job needs of the state’s business and industry.

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Governor’s College and Career Ready Task Force Report

In January 2013, Governor Robert Bentley assembled leaders from education, industry, and government to make recommendations that would improve educational outcomes and promote workforce and economic development within the State.

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