Workforce Advisory Council

The Education and Workforce Development Department of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce is constantly striving to strengthen the business and community relationship with our schools through new and innovative partnerships and initiatives.

In response to the need for greater workforce preparation, the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce formed the Workforce Advisory Council, which is made up of business, community and educational leaders, to support the region’s educational systems and ensure the region’s current and future workforce.

Our Mission

To develop and sustain a highly qualified and skilled workforce through education, training and dynamic partnerships that will lead the Greater Columbus Region into a stronger economic future.

Active Goals

Coordinate workforce development programs to meet the needs of employers and job seekers.
Development of programs and practices in the community and throughout the region that would support the regions school systems goals of student retention, improvement of basic skills and greater post secondary opportunities.