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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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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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Changing Lanes on the Alabama Workforce Superhighway

Hello Friends and welcome back to the Alabama Workforce Superhighway! Our last stop was the AlabamaWorks Virtual Workforce in September. The conference gave us a lot to think about on the drive ahead. It was great to be among workforce professionals again to share and discuss where we are as a state and, just from

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Inaugural AlabamaWorks! Innovator Awards Presented

The inaugural AlabamaWorks! Innovator Awards were presented by Governor Ivey and Deputy Secretary of Commerce Ed Castile at the AlabamaWorks! Virtual Conference. The awards were developed to highlight people and programs across the state that take an innovative approach to solving workforce challenges and help advance Governor Ivey’s Success Plus attainment goal of adding 500,000

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AlabamaWorks Conference Goes Virtual

COVID-19 altered many plans in 2020, one of those being the state’s premier workforce event – the AlabamaWorks Conference! Recognizing that challenges facing the state’s workforce still need to be addressed and innovative ideas still need to be shared, AlabamaWorks pivoted to develop a completely virtual workforce conference. On September 17, 2020 from 8 am

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Business Facilities ranked AIDT number two in the country.

Business Facilities, an economic development-focused publication, ranked AIDT number two in the country within the rebranded Workforce Development / Talent Acquisition category. This ranking marks eight consecutive years AIDT has placed in the top five of the rankings with seven of those years in the top two. AIDT is the primary workforce training agency in

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Alabama COVID-19 Resources

Here is a list of resources for those dealing with the fall-out associated with COVID-19:   ALtogether ALtogether is a one-stop-shop where Alabamians can ask for help or lend a hand during the COVID-19 crisis. This response effort is designed to connect businesses, nonprofits, and people that need help with the right program partners–and to

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Postponed events and classes

Classes and events that have been cancelled can be found on this page.   Trainees scheduled for classes that have been canceled will be notified via email and phone. If you have not received a notification that a class has been canceled, then the class is still planning to meet. If you are sick or

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