Texarkana’s Eductaed, Trained Workforce
The Texarkana Talent Pool Runs Deep
Fueling growth with The Betty and Buddy Ledwell Workforce Training Center
In 2018, Texarkana College expanded its efforts to provide area businesses with the skilled and reliable talent needed to succeed with the opening of the Betty and Buddy Ledwell Workforce Training Center.
The training center focuses on preparing students to enter the workforce with skills in industrial maintenance, construction technology, and other in-demand occupations. Today the College is offering three programs that allows students to earn up to (5) one-year certifications.
Two Universities, One Texarkana
Texarkana’s talent pipeline will continue to grow with 15 higher education institutions throughout the laborshed enrolling more than 37,000 and awarding over 10,500 certificates and degrees annually in high-demand management, healthcare and technical fields. Locally, three higher education institutions (University of Arkansas Texarkana, Texarkana College and Texas A&M Texarkana) in the MSA are issuing nearly 2,000 awards annually.
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