Develop and maintain a skilled workforce to attract and support business growth and improve the County’s economic competitiveness.
EP9.1 - Prioritize science, technology, engineering, and math education in public schools and at Prince George’s Community College.
EP9.2 - Establish workforce-based partnerships, including internships, apprenticeships, and work-study programs to connect students to future employers, particularly in targeted industry clusters.
EP9.3 - Establish and secure federal, state, and private grants and resources to support age-appropriate career and technical training, counseling, and placement programs focused on the skill requirements of small businesses, targeted industry clusters, and the County’s industrial sector.
EP9.4 - Coordinate workforce development programs in the various institutions of higher education to generate a pool of skilled employees that will attract investors and businesses, and expand employment opportunities.
In 2035, Prince George’s County is the community of choice for families, businesses, and workers in the region.