Choose Henry for Talent
Henry County, Georgia hosts a multitude of education and training opportunities for lifelong learning to provide the qualified and available talent that today’s competitive global marketplace demands. Henry’s equipped workforce will meet your most critical needs by supplying an area labor force of more than 754,000 skilled workers.
A quality educational system is a key component of any community’s quality of life infrastructure, and that is certainly the case in Henry! Henry County has an excellent educational system, with one of the top performing public school systems in the Atlanta Metro area. Henry County Schools are committed to continuously reviewing and strengthening their academic programs to prepare students for high-skill, high-wage and high-demand careers. With more than 5,000 employees on the payroll, Henry County Schools is also one of the largest employers in the county.
Henry County is home to the Academy for Advanced Studies (AAS), a college and career academy for students in grades 9-12. The mission of the Academy is to ensure each student graduates high school with the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for college and career success. AAS produces many benefits for students, employers and the community-at-large, including increased high school graduation and college enrollment rates, higher levels of academic attainment, stronger preparation for high-skill, high-wage and high-demand careers, and greater potential for local economic development.
With many of the nation’s most renowned universities and technical schools – several of them located less than one hours driving distance and many with a Henry County presence – businesses that are labor intensive, as well as those that require highly technical training, will attract the best that Georgia has to offer in Henry County.
- Mercer University
- DeVry University
- Clayton State University
- Southern Crescent Technical College
- The University of Phoenix
- Gordon State College
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