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The South Central Workforce Development Board oversees workforce development initiatives in the 10-county region of south central Kentucky. As part of this role, the Board manages the Kentucky Career Centers in Bowling Green and Glasgow as well as their respective local Access Points throughout the region.


This oversight includes the divisions of the Career Development Office and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation operating within the Career Centers as well as the Career Centers’ direct service provider Career TEAM. The Board, in partnership with SKYCTC, also oversees KY Skills U centers located within the region’s 10 counties.

Working together with our partners, we can assist with career counseling, hiring events, interview prep, resume help, and career-specific training.

Our partnerships help employers assess their hiring needs and fill open positions with qualified employees. We serve as a liaison between job seekers and employers.

For those looking for a new career, we are here to assist you with all phases of the process.


Average starting wage.

Workforce job clusters in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transportation/Logistics, Construction and Business/IT.


Job vacancies.

This region has experienced rapid and consistent growth.  On average, there are approximately 5000 job vacancies across our 10 county region. We have tremendous career opportunities for those that choose to work here.

“Our number one focus is not the credential, it is the job. And not only is it the job, it’s retention of the job.  It’s about changing lives.”

Jon Sowards,


South Central Workforce Development Board

Map of South Central KY

Board Meeting Dates For 2022

February 10, 8:30-10:30 AM

April 14, 8:30-10:30 AM

June 9, 8:30-10:30 AM

August 11, 8:30-10:30 AM

October 13, 8:30-10:30 AM

December 8, 8:30-10:30 AM

All meetings are open to the public.  As a precautionary measure during the pandemic, we are holding all meetings virtually. Should you wish to attend a meeting, click HERE no later than 5 MINUTES prior to the meeting start time on your selected date. To be admitted into the meeting, please enter your FIRST and LAST name and turn your camera on when prompted.  Thank you!  We look forward to having you join us! 

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