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Jul 1, 2024

Closing the Skills Gap

Spearheaded by the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), the Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Mobile Workshop has been touring the state since 2020 to expose students to the skilled professions. The Mobile Workshop brings life-like simulators and hands-o...

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May 10, 2024

CCSD Celebrates 2024 Skilled Professions Signing Day

May 10 2024The Cherokee County School District is celebrating 52 graduating seniors who plan to pursue careers in skilled professions!Be Pro Be Proud Georgia and the Cherokee Workforce Collaborative, an initiative of the Cherokee Office of Econo...

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May 1, 2024

Workforce advocate Be Pro Be Proud launches second Mobile Workshop in Georgia

A new approach to attract the next generation of Coastal Georgia’s skilled workforce is in an 18-wheeler.The Be Pro Be Proud mobile workshop is a national movement to accelerate the country’s workforce and launched its efforts in the state thr...

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Feb 12, 2024

Inaugural Cherokee by Choice Ambassadors Announced

WOODSTOCK, GA (Feb. 12, 2024) – The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) welcomed its inaugural group of Cherokee By Choice (CBC) Ambassadors last week.2024 CBC AMBASSADORS ANNOUNCEDCourtney Howard of Black AirplaneBarbara Corey...

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Feb 1, 2024

2023 Annual Report: A Year of Generational Impact

February 1, 2024 - The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) is looking back at a successful 2023 with the release of its 2023 Annual Report.“We are helping build a sustainable foundation that meets the needs of Cherokee today and Cher...

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Jan 12, 2024

Georgia Chamber Foundation Announces New Center for Workforce and Talent Preparedness

ATLANTA - On Wednesday, January 10, the Georgia Chamber Foundation, the state’s leading economic research organization, announced the creation of its new Center for Workforce and Talent Preparedness at the Chamber’s annual Eggs and Issues...

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Nov 19, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia visits Newton County Schools

The Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop, a 40-foot rig that showcases numerous technical professions through gamified simulators, visited Newton High School, Newton College & Career Academy, and Alcovy High School in October. The Mobile Workshop allo...

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