Economic and Community Development

Chattanooga State, with a mission to transform the lives of individuals and develop the capacities of the business and industrial communities through all our services, is the champion of economic and community development.

Through Tennessee Small Business Development Center, Workforce Development, and Continuing Education offerings, and all of college's academic and service capabilities, we are the training and talent development partner of individuals, organization, and businesses.

In The News

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Chattanooga Chamber and Chattanooga State Partner to Expand Apprenticeships in Community

November 19, 2018 | Betty Proctor | Internal Press Release

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce and Chattanooga State Community College announce a partnership to work together with business, industry and other educational partners to grow apprenticeship programs in our service area. 



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TN Rand Employees Complete Customized Training

September 26, 2018 | Betty Proctor | Internal Press Release

Chattanooga State’s Division of Economic and Workforce Development responded to the request of TN Rand for an employee leadership-training program. Chattanooga State, along with TN Rand, developed a customized training solution that covered topics of Communication; Building Effective Teams;...

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Chinese School Resumes September 9

September 8, 2018 | Betty Proctor | Internal Press Release

Ming Zhong, current Chattanooga Chinese School principal, says 74 students are currently enrolled (registration is ongoing) in levels one through five, as well as traditional and adult conversation classes this fall. Student ages range from six to mature adult. Operating as a school through a...

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Partnerships

  • WACKER Institute Chattanooga State

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Chattanooga State's Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) is empowering small business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals with a business idea to innovate new products and services that compete in the global marketplace.

Workforce Development

Chattanooga State's workforce development solutions are designed to address needs of businesses and individuals. Through classes, certificate programs, seminars, workshops, and special events, Chattanooga State is bridging the skill gaps to support economic growth.

Continuing Education

Chattanooga State Continuing Education connects learning excellence and strong community involvement to empower and enrich lives through lifelong learning. Chattanooga State Community College offers hundreds of opportunities for all ages to learn, and to get involved.