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“Florida Ready to Work provides an exciting opportunity for us to validate student preparedness for the 21st century workforce."

                – Michael Lannon, Superintendent, St. Lucie County Public Schools

Florida Ready to Work enables us to align our curriculum with the skills needed to succeed in a meaningful career."

               – Dr. Joseph Joyner, Superintendent, St. Johns County School District

“This program will help our students transfer to the world of work, while at the same time help them hone their academic skills.”

               – Ophelia Sanders, Broward County Public Schools

“Florida Ready to Work is a win-win. It is helping us connect worker and employer. And it is nationally-recognized, which is incredibly important given the mobility of our workforce today.”

              – Linda Sumlin, Workforce Development Board of Okaloosa and Walton Counties

“This program allows us to deliver on our promises to employers. Florida Ready to Work is helping us job match like never before.”

            – Kim Tesch-Vaught, Gainesville Chamber of Commerce

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Florida Ready to Work is a workforce education and development tool.  It brings employers, student/jobseekers and education/workforce partners together in building a skilled workforce, keeping and attracting businesses with high-wage jobs to Florida, and growing Florida’s economy.

In study after study, employers point to a lack of skilled workers as their biggest challenge. 

By 2020, more than 90 percent of all jobs will require skill levels beyond those learned in high school.  As a result, almost all workers will need training and education beyond high school. 

In the United States today, most training is on the job.  So what employers need from education are employees who have strong foundation job skills and who are trainable.

Florida Ready to Work helps educators and workforce development partners:

  • Better prepare today’s student/jobseekers for work
  • Identify gaps between student/jobseeker skills and employer needs
  • Provide free, online training to help close the skill gaps
  • Counsel student/jobseekers about available careers and set realistic career goals

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