Regional Initiatives

Overview

The Centralina Workforce Development Board is focused on creating regional strategic partnerships that support businesses, workers, and ultimately, the economic growth of our region. Extensive research and data drive our decisions to invest in initiatives that strengthen our workforce, provide opportunities for career seekers, and support the success of employers in the global economy.

Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership

The Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership (RSP) is a leading collaborative promoting allied health workforce development. Established to develop innovative solutions that address Allied Health workforce shortages, RSP brings together employers, educators, trainers and workforce and economic development professionals in a unique collaboration committed to developing a strong workforce for emerging high-demand healthcare jobs.
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North Carolina Manufacturing Institute

Centralina WDB and partners have launched the NC Manufacturing Institute to provide pathways for manufacturing companies in our region to access top workforce talent.
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North Carolina Research Campus

The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) supports the growth of careers in biotechnology in the Charlotte region. The NCRC is a joint venture between Dole Foods, the University of North Carolina System, Duke University and the North Carolina Community College System that will be built over the next five to seven years on the former Pillowtex Plant 1 site in downtown Kannapolis. Projected to cost $1 billion and covering over 350 acres, the project is being funded partially by an investment from David H. Murdock, owner of Dole Foods and Castle & Cooke, Inc.
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Businesses

Businesses

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Career Seekers

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NextGen Services

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