Workforce & Industry
Adams County has a pipeline from schools to businesses, delivering a skilled workforce for existing and relocating businesses. Numerous organizations work in partnership to grow the investment in and transform the focus of education, including local school districts, Colorado Community College System, the Adams County Workforce and Business Center, Adams County Economic Development (ACED), and local employers.
Adams County Education Consortium, a sister agency to ACED, functions as a bridge between business and education throughout the county. Since 2005 the group has worked to increase the number of programs available to develop and encourage participation by students in in-demand and emerging occupations. Employers can directly contribute to career and industry awareness through programs and events for students, educators, and community members. Students get industry-approved training and relevant instruction – showing them more options for after graduation and giving them the skills to take advantage of these opportunities.
Institutes of higher learning serving Adams County include; Colorado Community College System, Front Range Community College, Community College of Aurora, Morgan Community College, Community College of Denver.
The Adams County Workforce and Business Center provides valuable services designed to assist companies in successfully recruiting highly trained and qualified employees. Employers have access to a diverse set of resources and expertise that can be customized to meet their workforce needs – like job fairs, training and support services, and personnel services.
Adams County Workforce Resources
- Adams County Education Consortium
- Adams County Workforce & Business Center
- Goodwill Workforce Training Center
- Colorado State Division of Labor & Employment
- North Metro Small Business Development Center