Policy 9

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.