The mission of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC) is to:

    • Educate, prepare and train Kentucky's current and future workforce.

    • Provide employers with a qualified, skilled workforce and Kentuckians with quality employment opportunities, education and training.

    • Broaden the Kentucky Career Center customer base to increase employment rate and the number of adults earning credentials.

    • Increase Kentucky’s employer engagement rate within the workforce system. 

    • Establish statewide performance metrics to measure quality of workforce development systems and programs. 

    • Align workforce demand to bridge education and training with employment.