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Paid apprenticeships now available at all Alabama Community Colleges

A partnership between the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship now allows more students to gain paid, on-the-job experience while working toward a degree. All apprentices participating in state-registered programs will be paid while they are training on the job, will have the remainder of their tuition paid by their employer,

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Business Facilities ranks AIDT in Top 3 Customized Workforce Training Programs

Business Facilities, an economic development-focused publication, ranked Alabama number three in the country in the Customized Workforce Training category. AIDT is the primary workforce training agency in the state and one of Alabama’s top incentives in the recruitment of business and industry. This ranking marks ten consecutive years AIDT has helped place Alabama in the

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Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Business Facilities Magazine in the May/June 2022 issue discusses the evolving approaches to attracting, retaining, and training employees. Here is an excerpt of their discussion of AIDT efforts: The last few years aside, AIDT has a long-standing reputation at the forefront of workforce development through its innovative approaches to common issues and leveraging its ability

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Alabama continues to rank high in Business Facilities Annual State Rankings issue

Business Facilities, an economic development-focused publication, ranked Alabama number three in the country in the Customized Training category. AIDT is the primary workforce training agency in the state and one of Alabama’s top incentives in the recruitment of business and industry. This ranking marks nine consecutive years AIDT has helped place Alabama in the top

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Milestone: AIDT Celebrates 50 Years of Workforce Impact

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, AIDT celebrated an incredible milestone. Fifty years of creating workforce in Alabama! Over those 50 years, AIDT has assisted 5,200 companies and nearly 1,000,000 job-seekers by connecting them through recruitment, training and assessment. AIDT staff, state leaders, stakeholders, company representatives and various other guests joined the organization for its official

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AIDT Celebrates 50 Years of Workforce Development

AIDT, Alabama’s workforce development agency celebrated 50 years of connecting and training Alabama citizens with companies looking for a workforce at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery.  The celebration featured Governor Kay Ivey as well as representatives from clients across Alabama. “In 1971 a group of educators and state leaders had a plan for improving workforce development

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Alabama State Workforce Agency Receives Top Honor for National Workforce Program of the Year

AIDT recognized for its virtual reality job-training program that is preparing workers for advanced manufacturing roles in collaboration with Hyundai Power Transformers. AIDT, Alabama’s state workforce development agency, has announced the selection of its virtual reality training program as the 2021 Workforce Program of the Year award by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals,

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ALSDE CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IMPACT REPORT RELEASED

Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) has released the annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Impact Report. The report details CTE statistics, curriculum and credentials, workforce initiatives, and more for each of the 16 career clusters. Statewide, 173,165 students in grades 9-12 are enrolled in CTE. “Our CTE program in Alabama

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