Awards and Recognition

ADTEC is a proven award-winning workforce model that is receiving national recognition.

  • Mid-South Community College, lead ADTEC college,¬†featured in Southern Business & Development as one of the 10 top workforce development community colleges in the South, 2013
  • Recognized by the Education Commission of States as one of 4 exemplary national workforce development models, 2nd National Summit on the Role of Education in Economic Development in Rural America, 2012

  • Won Bellwether Award for Workforce Development, Community College Futures Assembly, 2010

  • Highlighted as one of top 14 national workforce development models by the Workforce Strategy Center in Employers, Low-Income Young Adults, and Postsecondary Credentials: A Practical Typology for Business, Education, and Community Leaders, commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2009

  • Won U.S. Department of Labor Recognition of Excellence Award, Building a Regionally-Focused Workforce Development Strategy, 2008

  • Won Southern Growth Policies Board Innovator of the Year Award, 2007


ADTEC has been named a Top 10 national finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Legacy Award, to be presented by the Community College Futures Assembly in January 2014.

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