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The Douglas County Economic Development Authority manages the Workforce Development Partnerships and Strategies.

WorkSource Georgia

WorkSource Georgia is the state’s federal-funded employment and training system, working to connect talent with opportunity. At the local level, Douglas County works with the Atlanta Region Workforce Investment Board to utilize WIOA funds.  WIOA funds are allotted to dislocated workers, low-income adults and youth and administered specifically through services geared toward helping disadvantaged citizens obtain meaningful employment.

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TradeFive Partnership

TradeFive is a partnership between the Douglas County School System, Douglas County Economic Development Authority, and West Georgia Technical College –

    • Trade Five is a workforce initiative that shows Georgians the benefits and opportunities of careers in the “skilled trades” of five industries: Construction, Energy, Logistics, Manufacturing and Telecommunications. By helping Georgians learn more about these trade careers and how to launch and grow a career as a tradesperson. Trade Five helps people and companies build their futures.

Work-Based Learning

The Work-Based Learning (WBL) program is designed to provide experiences and activities that support a school to career transition.  This simply means that students are allowed to work off campus in the business community in order to learn more about a chosen career.  Once a student has met all requirements of WBL, the WBL Coordinator will determine the correct WBL placement for the student.  The students will earn one unit of credit for each completed WBL course.

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January Work-Based Learning Spotlight:

Corbett GroupThe Corbett group partnered with Douglas County School System’s Work Based Learning program during the 2016-2017 school year. Matthew Garren, the first student placed here through our partnership, is now a full time Project Assistant. Matthew states that working for the company was a different experience from previous jobs that he had because it requires him to actually apply his knowledge. Brittany Beason, a 2009 DCHS graduate and former WBL student, is also employed with The Corbett Group as an Executive Assistant.
The organization, originally located in Vidalia, GA, was founded in 1968 by Roger Corbett, Sr. and called Corbett Construction. In 2001, Michael Corbett reorganized and relocated the company to the Atlanta area changing the name to The Corbett Group. The Corbett Group is minority owned and specializes in construction of water, sewer and storm line installation. They are located at 6535 Bankhead Highway in Douglasville.

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