Resources for Existing Industries

(not intended to be all inclusive)

WORKFORCE TRAINING CONSORTIUM – Source for skills training for employees.

www.wtcjonesboro.com; 870.933.9788

JONESBORO REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Provides support and programs for existing industries.

www.jonesborochamber.org; 870.932.6691

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.

www.craigheadcounty.org; 870.933.4500

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.

www.jonesboroatc.com; 870.933.5891

        

ARKANSAS ENERGY OFFICE – Promotes energy efficiency and emerging technologies through energy education and information programs.

www.arkansasenergy.org; 800.558.2633

DISCOVER ARKANSAS – Labor market information source.

www.discoverarkansas.net

ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CLEARINGHOUSE – Provides access to a variety of resources for companies who consume energy and would like to reduce their costs.

www.arkansasiec.org;

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.

www.dws.arkansas.gov; 870.910.8129

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.

www.astate.edu/a/business/sbtdc; 870.972.3517

ARKANSAS MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS – Provides customized technical and management assistance.

www.mfgsolutions.org; 870.680.8275

ARKANSAS WORLD TRADE CENTER – Provides comprehensive international trade services and global contacts to facilitate and expand trade for regional, statewide and global clients.

www.arwtc.org; 479.418.4800