Five counties in West AL remain in good standing at ACT Workforce Summit
October 17, 2022
ACT held its Workforce Summit “Work Smarter” October 3-5 in the “Big Easy” at The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.
During the summit, communities from across the country were presented with plaques for being certified as a Work Ready Community, and those communities that are maintaining the certified status. Among the awards, West Alabama received five plaques maintaining status for Bibb, Fayette, Hale, Lamar, and Tuscaloosa Counties.
Attendees heard from leaders in education, business, workforce board members, economic development, and government agencies that shared ideas and best practices to develop and maintain a strong workforce ecosystem.
The ACT Workforce Summit, is a one-of-a-kind annual event to assemble the many different stakeholders involved in workforce development, and a great opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow educators, workforce and economic developers, employers, ACT Work Ready Community leaders, human resource specialists, and industry partners.