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Sep 21, 2021

‘Be Pro Be Proud’ mobile workshop stops in Middle Georgia

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT) - Middle Georgia students are getting the opportunity to learn about skilled trade jobs this week through simulators.The Be Pro Be Proud mobile workshop is making stops in Middle Georgia to teach students about trade jobs availa...

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Jul 1, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Gets Grant

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia; a comprehensive initiative that connects students around the state to high-demand, high-paying careers; recently announced it is the recipient of a $600,000 grant from the Marcus Foundation.Launched in July 2020, Be Pro Be Proud G...

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Apr 19, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud mobile workshop in Calhoun

Our Chamber and Economic Development organizations are constantly trying to solve workforce development challenges.Now is the perfect time for us to look for new and innovative ways to inform students of career opportunities. A public-private partnership...

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Apr 2, 2021

Walton County high school students experience Be Pro Be Proud Workforce Workshop

(Monroe, Ga.) Through a partnership with the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission and Walton Works, over 1000 high school students across Walton County participated in theBe Pro Be Proud Georgia workforce workshop, gaining skills while exploring differen...

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Mar 9, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Tour stops at County Schools' career academy

Carroll County School District students were offered an opportunity Monday and Tuesday to explore career options outside of the traditional four-year college spectrum.Read full article HERE.

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Feb 26, 2021

Initiative invites Forsyth Central students to learn more about technical professions in Georgia

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, the states first mobile workforce workshop that introduces students to technical skills and options, visited Forsyth Central High School on Feb. 17-19, inviting kids to take part in simulation games while learning more about profe...

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Jan 19, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud seeks to expand Georgia’s technical fields

An initiative through the Cherokee Office of Economic Development is seeking to enlighten students about need for a skilled workforce. The Be Pro Be Proud Georgia (BPBPG) campaign travels to highFind the full story HERE.

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Jul 27, 2020

Cherokee County launches ‘Be Pro’ skilled trades outreach

Cherokee County economic development officials have launched Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, an initiative featuring a traveling showroom that encourages young people to consider a skilled trade for a career.The Mobile Workforce Workshop, a 40-foot-long rig fill...

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Jul 23, 2020

Cherokee pushing value of high-demand work skills

WOODSTOCK In a county where nearly three-quarters of public school students are looking to go to college, business and education leaders are beginning a push to raise awareness of in-demand, high-wage careers that don’t require a bachelors degree.Th...

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