MONTGOMERY, Alabama – AIDT, Alabama’s primary workforce development agency, today marked 50 years as a central player in the state’s economic growth through its mission of connecting and training Alabama workers with companies across the state.
The milestone was marked this morning with a ceremony at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, attended by Governor Kay Ivey and representatives of companies assisted by AIDT.
“Fifty years is an incredible milestone,” said Ed Castile, director of AIDT and deputy secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce. “A group of people had a vison to modernize the workforce development model.
“Fifty years later and we must be doing something right,” he added.