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Alabama Strong

Alabama’s auto industry has been a primary growth engine for the state’s economy for decades, driving job opportunities that never existed here before. https://AlabamaStrong.com    

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Governor Ivey Announces State Backed Bioscience Training Program

Governor Kay Ivey has announced that BIO Alabama, a leading advocate for Alabama’s bioeconomy, has partnered with AIDT, Alabama’s workforce training agency, to introduce a comprehensive Bioscience Technician Program. “We are leaving no stone unturned in developing our workforce to meet and exceed industry demands in Alabama,” said Governor Ivey. “Bioscience has grown to be

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Kevin Taylor Promoted to Deputy Director

AIDT, Alabama’s workforce training agency, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Taylor to the position Deputy Director of AIDT. In this role, Taylor will continue to oversee prospecting and projects from Birmingham north. With a proven track record of exceptional leadership and an in-depth understanding of AIDT’s mission, values, and objectives, Taylor is

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AIDT Announces Promotions

AIDT Alabama’s Workforce Training Agency, is excited to announce the promotions of several employees: Bobby Jon Drinkard and Karen McGraw. Drinkard and McGraw are the newest additions to the AIDT Executive Management team, and their promotion reflects the hard work and dedication of these two exceptional individuals. Drinkard previously held the position of AIDT Training

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The Alabama Office of Apprenticeship and EDPA’s FuelAL partner to host Second Annual Governor’s Summit on Talent Retention & Work-Based Learning

The Alabama Office of Apprenticeship and FuelAL, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), are proud to announce partnership in hosting the Second Annual Governor’s Summit on Talent Retention & Work-Based Learning. The Summit will take place in Mobile, Alabama, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, May 3-5, 2023. The Summit

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AIDT Assistant Director Kevin Taylor’s Role Expanded

AIDT is pleased to announce a role expansion for Kevin Taylor, AIDT Assistant Director of Recruitment and Training effective immediately. Taylor’s role is being expanded from overseeing projects in Central Alabama to take on projects from Birmingham north.  He will now be responsible for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, First Solar, the Alabama Robotics Technology Park and

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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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