The Innovation and Workforce Development Hub (IWDH) contributes to EIE’s active involvement in the local and regional communities by establishing and maintaining a network of inspirational and innovative partnerships with state, municipal, and county agencies, community-based organizations, businesses, and industries. It aligns non-credit program development with regional workforce development needs and industry standards by identifying economic trends, regional skills gaps, and career pathways. The hub is committed to leading the design of valuable training opportunities for incumbent and prospective employees for the businesses and industries of the region, as well as offering affordable, results-driven developmental and professional education programs to the public, preparing and equipping individuals to pursue employment opportunities.

Mission: To provide innovative, customer-responsive training opportunities to lead the economic and social development of the region by decreasing unemployment and underemployment

Vision: Empowering the community through the development of a skilled, dynamic, and diverse workforce