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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

St. Johns River State College to Add Advanced Manufacturing Program

St. Johns River State College will use a $1.38 million grant to establish an advanced manufacturing training program at the school.
Kid Market Teaches Students Entrepreneurial Skills

Kid Market Teaches Students Entrepreneurial Skills

The market is a project that spans months, teaches students about finances and allows students the chance to open and operate a business. And it’s not just simple finances either. Students learn about supply and demand, interest rates, loans and profit and loss. It all begins by developing a full-blown business plan, including a business name and logo.
St. Johns River State College Awarded Funding to Expand Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics Training Program

St. Johns River State College Awarded Funding to Expand Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics Training Program

St. Johns River State College awarded $1,383,237 to expand an advanced manufacturing and robotics training program that will support local manufacturing training, economic development and job growth for Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties.

A Bright Future Lies Ahead for a Middleburg High School Student Participating in a Career and Technical Education Program

Former Middleburg High School student, Lindsey Estevez successfully earned a job at Clay County Utility Authority after completing an internship facilitated by Clay County Schools’ Career and Technical Education programs.

Florida Contractors Want to Hire but Have Found a Tight Labor Market. Clay's Vocational Training Eases Shortfall

In recent years, NEFBA has partnered with several schools across the region, mainly in Clay County since their school system has not cut vocational training as deeply as in Duval. The program has 16 instructors and teaches across four construction disciplines: carpentry, electrical, HVAC and plumbing.
Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay County Schools Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month Students and faculty in Clay County will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. This year's theme is "Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!" CTE Month provides CTE programs across the country to demonstrate how CTE makes students college- and career- ready and prepares whem for high-wage, high-demand career fields. Activities include: CTE teacher and student recognition, leadership and community service events, school tours and more!
Encouraging Local Businesses to Grow in Place is KEY to Economic Development

Encouraging Local Businesses to Grow in Place is KEY to Economic Development

Clay County, Florida is home to tremendous business assets. Clay features strong defense and aviation, manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, logistics, information technology, and business support sectors. Clay Economic Development Corporation seeks to retain and strengthen existing businesses by working to eliminate growth obstacles.