A Skilled Workforce Pursuing Perfection.
Crockett County takes tremendous pride in developing an educated workforce. The A+ rated school system has a 99 percent graduation rate, one of the highest in Tennessee. Dual enrollment opportunities and a Postsecondary Career & Technical Education (CTE) program allow high school students to graduate ready to pursue higher education or move into the workforce. The area high schools, TCATs and industry leaders work closely to develop curriculum to better train the future workforce.
With a history steeped in the agricultural business, Crockett County residents are hardworking and skilled employees. They take pride and ownership in their work and are committed to their places of business.
Tennessee is leading the way in education reform by increasing the number of Tennesseans with college degrees or certifications through Tennessee Promise and TN Reconnect. As the only state in the country with these initiatives, Tennessee's higher education initiatives ensure employers have the support of highly skilled workers.
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Tennesseans Employed in Advanced Manufacturing in Crockett County
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
The trained workforce begins with successful schools, which have a 99 percent high school graduation rate. With seven area higher education institutions, including three TCATs, partnerships between industry leaders and area schools, and the Crockett County Higher Education Center, Crockett County is committed to keeping its workforce ready.
Postsecondary options in the region include Dyersburg State Community College, Jackson State Community College, Lane College, Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson, Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern, Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley and Union University.