(News Republished from CareerSource Florida)
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis proclaimed September as Workforce Development Month in Florida in recognition of the collaborative efforts between the Governor’s Office, state agencies and workforce leaders to make Florida the best state in the nation for workforce education by 2030. Workforce Development Month in Florida is a time to celebrate the progress made towards strengthening workforce education opportunities for Floridians. Since 2019, Florida has invested more than $5 billion in workforce education initiatives.
“On behalf of the Governor’s workforce policy board, we are grateful to the dedicated professionals of Florida’s workforce system who help employers find qualified, skilled talent to meet our state’s evolving workforce needs,” said CareerSource Florida Board Chair Stephanie Smith. “Florida’s workforce professionals make a positive difference in the lives of Floridians every day, and our state and communities are stronger as a result.”
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