Workforce Investment Area #13 Youth Council

The College is a member of the state of Tennessee's Workforce Investment system designated as Area #13. Workforce Investment Area #13 Youth Council works in collaboration with the local workforce investment board to ensure the design and implementation of a comprehensive, coordinated, and integrated youth development program.

The Business-Education Collaboratives Department directs the activities of the Youth Council in order to better prepare students in the emerging workforce for lifelong careers and family sustaining jobs.

The mission of the Youth Council is to work in collaboration with the local workforce investment board to ensure the design and implementation of a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated youth development system/strategy that:

The scope and responsibility for the Youth Council is as follows:

Systematic and extensive attention (tutoring, study skills training, instruction, dropout prevention strategies) to improving basic educational skills toward the attainment of a high school diploma and perhaps, eventual matriculation to college

Alternative secondary school services

Supportive services