Region 2000 draws upon a workforce of more than 200,000 skilled and highly motivated employees. Virginia is the northernmost right to work state east of the Mississippi, and the area's positive work attitudes benefit businesses through lower turnover, lower absenteeism, and higher productivity.
Supporting this quality labor force is a solid foundation of major state and local workforce development assets.
- Region 2000's Training/Education Resources
localized workforce development assets that are unique to the region
- The Region's K-12 Schools
exemplary education reflecting the region's emphasis on technology
- Area Colleges & Universities
world-class institutions that are also invaluable allies for industry
- Virginia Workforce Development Initiatives
state programs that significantly enhance Region 2000