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Connect, Convene & Collaborate



We Are Dedicated To Connecting Employers With Skilled Talent

With[tooltip title=”110 Adults & 111 Youth”] 221 Participants and counting[/tooltip], Macon-Bibb  is a comprehensive OneStop location designed to achieve improved results regarding skills gain, credentials and licensing earned, job placements, increased earnings, and retention in employment!
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[content_boxes layout=”icon-boxed” iconcolor=”” circlecolor=”#0000ff” circlebordercolor=”” backgroundcolor=”#ededed”] [content_box title=”Young Adults” icon=”group” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ link=”http://middlegeorgiarc.org/workforce-development/youth-services/” linktarget=”_self” linktext=”Learn More” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″] The MGRC/WFD administers a contract with Paxen Learning Corporation for the delivery of Career Pathways Program for young adults 16-24 years of age. Paxen provides In-School Youth between the ages 16-21 and Out of School Youth between the ages of 18-24 with employment and training services…[/content_box] [content_box title=”Adult Services” icon=”user” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ link=”http://middlegeorgiarc.org/workforce-development/adult-services/” linktarget=”_self” linktext=”Learn More” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]Workforce Development’s mandate is to build a world-class workforce that enables individuals to achieve their highest potential; ensures employers have the skilled workers they need to compete effectively in the global economy; and capitalizes…[/content_box] [content_box title=”Business Services” icon=”refresh” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ link=”http://middlegeorgiarc.org/workforce-development/business-services/” linktarget=”_self” linktext=”Learn More” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]Middle Georgia Regional Commission is committed to building a skilled workforce that supports local competitiveness in the global economy. Our Business Services team focuses on business outreach and increasing our responsiveness to regional…[/content_box] [content_box title=”Our Board” icon=”foursquare” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ link=”http://middlegeorgiarc.org/workforce-development/board-committee/” linktarget=”_self” linktext=”Learn More” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]The Macon-Bibb Workforce Development Board (MBWDB) is responsible for providing policy guidance for the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in the Macon-Bibb region. The Board is comprised of appointed officials of political subdivisions and… [/content_box][/content_boxes] [alert type=”notice” ]The Full Board Meeting will meet every other month starting August 2015. The Executive Board Committee will meet bi-monthly starting March 2016 and will only convene should there be an emergency situation where the Full Board is not able to meet.  The amendment to the Executive committee was enacted on January 12, 2016 by the Full Board.[/alert] [one_half last=”yes”] [accordian] [toggle title=”Mission”]

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission Department of Workforce Development is dedicated to developing a regional a workforce that

  • Enables individuals to achieve their highest potential 
  • Ensures employers have the skilled workers they need to compete effectively in the global economy 
  • Capitalizes on the untapped potential of underemployed and discouraged workers, young adults, and other job seekers with special needs

Comprehensive System

 [/toggle] [toggle title=”Workforce Philosophy”]The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) makes it easier for the public workforce system to help workers acquire the skills employers need and help employers access the talent pool they need to compete and win in a global economy. The new legislative provisions are designed to help workers, including those with barriers to employment, access employment, education, job-driven training, and support services; enhance program coordination, streamline service delivery and increase flexibility for governance; improve services to employers; and align programs across common goals and increase accountability and transparency. WIOA provisions also emphasize quality training that lead to credentials, regional planning and service coordination and implementation of targeted sector-based strategies and career pathways.[/toggle] [toggle title=”2016 – 2018 Region 6 Plan (Draft)”]2016 – 2018 Region 6 Plan (Draft)[/toggle][/accordian]


The Macon-Bibb Workforce Development Board (MBWDB) meets bi-monthly on the second Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, 175 Emery Highway, Macon, GA  31217. The Executive Committee meets on alternate months.

Workforce Development Board Meeting Dates
August 9, 2016 @ 4pm
October 11, 2016 @ 4pm
December 13, 2016 @ 4pm
February 14, 2017 @ 4pm
April 11, 2017 @ 4pm
June 12, 2017 @ 4pm

PY13 Full Board Minutes
August 13, 2013
October 17, 2013
December 10, 2013
February 19, 2014
March 18, 2014
May 20, 2014

PY14 Full Board Minutes
July 8, 2014
August 12, 2014
December 9, 2014
December 16, 2014 Called Meeting
March 17, 2015
May 12, 2015

PY15 Full Board Minutes

August 11, 2015
October 13, 2015
January 12, 2016
April 12, 2016
May 10, 2016


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