Workforce Prep

  • Helping adults earn a postsecondary certificate or degree is vital to preparing the SREB region’s workforce for the future.
  • The percentage of working-age adults with at least some postsecondary education increased over the last decade.
  • The overall employment rate increased across most SREB states at all education levels.
  • By 2030, every SREB state will have more dependent-age individuals than working age adults.
  • Adults with higher credentials are less likely than their peers with less than a high school education to earn wages below the pov