Mississippi - Resources
Resource Materials and Providers
Labor Market Information
Training Division of the Mississippi Development Authority
receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Labor to
administer the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) in Mississippi.
The Division works to meet both the needs of state businesses
and of job seekers and those who want to further their careers.
The Bureau of
Vocational Community Development of Mississippi's Office of
Technical and Vocational Education serves as a liaison with
various statewide educational, industrial, and economic
development groups. The Bureau also develops and
implements Work-Based Learning programs in all community/junior
Materials and Providers
Governor's Office of Literacy is a central
clearinghouse of information for literacy groups in Mississippi.
Information and services include statewide interagency systems
for literacy staff development and other state literacy
The Workforce Investment
Network (WIN) in Mississippi provides convenient, one-stop
employment and training services to employers and job seekers.
The WIN system combines federal, state and community workforce
programs and services into physical locations and electronic
A list of Certified
Training Providers in Mississippi, provided by the Workforce
Investment Network, includes all training providers that are
currently approved by one or more LWIBs and certified by the
Mississippi Development Authority/Employment Training Division.
For contact information on WIN
Job Centers and Local Workforce Investment Areas in
Mississippi, employers can access a state map through the
Workforce Investment Network. Clicking on your local area
reveals details of the available centers.
Economic Council (State Chamber of Commerce) deals with
broad issues with a bottom line return that relate to
Mississippi businesses, with a focus on the future. To
build a future, it offers a prestigious leadership training
Data available from the Mississippi
Department of Labor Market Information, covers county data,
annual manpower reports, consumer price index, occupational
employment statistics, occupational employment and wage data as
well as occupational projections.
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Last updated: May 31, 2002.