Economic & Workforce Development

two workers at tool workshopTri-County Community College is dedicated to enhancing the economic development of our area through training a better workforce, developing new businesses, supporting existing businesses, and more. The College’s Economic and Workforce Development efforts are centered at the Cherokee County Center for Applied Technology building in Marble. The Center houses workshop, classroom, and office space and is the site of a wide range of training and degree programs focused on workforce and economic development.

As an East Coast state, North Carolina enjoys proximity to major US markets and suppliers. In addition to our strong community college presence, research and development thrive at our many of our state’s community colleges.The Economic & Workforce Development Division at Tri-County Community College assists industries by customizing educational programs and training courses for their employees. Our staff is available to assess, design, and implement appropriate courses to meet the needs of industry.

The Economic & Workforce Development Division is committed to helping you solve your training needs. We believe strongly in the concept of public-private partnerships. At TCCC, you will find a workforce development partner willing and eager to work with you. For more information, please contact Paul Worley, Director of Economic and Workforce Development, at (828) 835-9564, ext. 204.