Workforce & Education
When Bledsoe County boasts of its strong workforce, it means business. The entire community strives for excellence, starting with the business-friendly government that partners with area industries to forge a workforce tailored to meet business needs. Local career and tech centers are poised to partner with businesses in the welding, automotive, agriculture, health science, business technology, marketing and carpentry sectors to develop an even stronger workforce.
Bledsoe County collaborates with the Southeast Industrial Development Association, the Tennessee Valley Authority and TVA power distributors to develop a stronger workforce and promote business opportunities in the county.
Tennessee's innovative workforce partnerships and education reform are developing qualified candidates for skills in high demand. Tennessee is leading the way in education reform by increasing the number of Tennesseans with college degrees or certifications through the Tennessee Promise and TN Reconnect. As the only state in the country with these initiatives, Tennessee promises employers the support of highly skilled workers.
Miles or Less From Amazon, Volkswagen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Whirlpool
Students Currently Enrolled in Five Regional Higher Education Institutions
Broadband Coverage Across Bledsoe County
Schools & Education
Our innovative and highly-skilled workforce gets its start through the Bledsoe County School System, which includes a new career and tech center at Bledsoe County High School as well as a separate Bledsoe County Vocational School. Bledsoe County schools recently ranked 14th best system for teacher support in the entire state.
Postsecondary options include Bryan College in Dayton, Chattanooga State Community College, Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Chattanooga and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.