The Turning Point Workforce Development Board, Inc.
(WDB) is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of directors responsible for developing policy an overseeing local workforce development initiatives in partnership with local elected officials.
In North Carolina, there are twenty-three (23) local WDB’s
with representatives appointed from all 100 counties. Members of the WDB are appointed by the Chief Elected Officials of their respective county in accordance with
criteria established by the Governor.
The authority of the Workforce Development Board is
established in Federal and State legislation that provides
funding to support the operation of the workforce
The role of the WDB is to help create a
competitive workforce in this region.
Our success depends on collaborating with economic development and educational entities to ensure that workers enter the workplace at a comparative advantage and that the region continues to create new career opportunities.
To improve the quality of life and well being of this region, we must work closely with area companies to ensure that they demand and receive highly trained, skilled workers.
Partnering with TPWDB assists businesses with opportunities to enhance their workforce, while providing incentives to increase production and profitability.
On-the-Job Training, Incumbent Workforce Development Program, Specialized Training, Company Needs Assessments, Workkeys and Job Profile Coordination, Labor Market Information.
Individual Training Accounts, Basic Skills Training, Dislocated Worker Program, Supportive Services.