Resources for Existing Industries
(not intended to be all inclusive)
WORKFORCE TRAINING CONSORTIUM – Source for skills training for employees.
JONESBORO REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Provides support and programs for existing industries.
CITY OF JONESBORO
www.jonesboro.org; Engineering – 870.932.2438; Traffic Signals – 870.933.4661; Fire Department – 870.932.0820
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY – Source for emergency info for fire and police departments, elected officials.
ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION – Assists with grants, incentive information.
www.arkansasedc.com; 800.ARKANSAS or 501.682.1121
NORTHEAST ARKANSAS CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER – Provides vocational training for area high school students.
ARKANSAS ENERGY OFFICE – Promotes energy efficiency and emerging technologies through energy education and information programs.
DISCOVER ARKANSAS – Labor market information source.
ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CLEARINGHOUSE – Provides access to a variety of resources for companies who consume energy and would like to reduce their costs.
ASU DELTA CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – Coordinates the economic development outreach services for the university and offers workforce training.
www.astate.edu/deltaced; 870.972.2100; Training & Incubation Center – 870.972.3850
ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER – Provides workforce services and solutions, including WorkKeys assessments, maintains records on unemployment insurance, employment service, workforce investment activities, and labor market information.
VALLEY VIEW ADULT EDUCATION CENTER – Provides courses such as GED track, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, Computer Literacy Courses, High School Credit Recovery, Workplace Skills, and ACT/ASSET prep.
(no website) 870.935.6205
ARKANSAS SMALL BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER – Provides consulting, training, and business information and market research services.
ARKANSAS MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS – Provides customized technical and management assistance.
ARKANSAS WORLD TRADE CENTER – Provides comprehensive international trade services and global contacts to facilitate and expand trade for regional, statewide and global clients.