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Our Mission

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Jefferson/Franklin Consortium is to assist in the development of a skilled workforce that responds to the area’s changing labor market needs.

Vision Statement:

It is the vision of the Jefferson/Franklin Consortium to collaborate with partner agencies and other community entities to identify and secure resources to meet employer and job seeker education and training needs.


The Jefferson/Franklin county Region's Workforce Development Board (WDB) together with the Region's Chief Local Elected Officials (CLEO's) and The Office of Job Training Programs, provide leadership in developing the workforce for these southern counties of the St. Louis Metropolitan area. In the Jefferson/Franklin Region, community partner agencies mandated under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act work together regularly as a continuous improvement team.