Community Outreach

We believe in our community, and we want to make the workplace safer for everyone. 

We are proud members of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, the Auburn Training Connection(a group of local Human Resources representatives that work with the city of Auburn on workforce development), and The Auburn Education to Accomplish Growth in Life Experiences for Success (EAGLES), is a comprehensive transition program (CTP) for students with intellectual disabilities. The program provides a post-secondary education opportunity for students with intellectual disabilities to engage in a two or four-year campus experience to help students achieve their employment and independent living goals upon successful completion of the program.

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The EAGLES program is a non-degreed program focusing on:

  1. Academic Enrichment
  2. Personal and Social Skills
  3. Independent Living Skills
  4. Health and Wellness
  5. Integrated Work Experiences.

Students in the program receive an inclusive post-secondary education providing them with an enriching and rewarding Auburn experience as they prepare to transition to gainful employment, that aligns with the student’s strengths and interests and independent living. The EAGLES program curricula are structured to help students become contributing members of society through their career interests both now and in the future.

Auburn Training Connection (ATC) Economic Development/Workforce Development

The Auburn Training Connection (ATC) is the premier solutions provider for Workforce Development. ATC is charged with developing and retaining a skilled workforce that will meet the employment needs of our growing business community in Auburn, Lee County and surrounding counties.

ATC is a unique 501c3 partnership among Auburn area industry, Auburn University, Auburn City Schools, the City of Auburn, and the Industrial Development Board of the City of Auburn. ATC was established as a non-profit corporation in 2000. The ATC Board is made up of three representatives from local industry, two government officials, and two education officials. ATC is a recipient of eight regional, national, and international awards in workforce development.

ATC programs include ongoing training tailored specific to needs of local industry; Auburn High School's Career Technical Education curriculum (skill sets taught are defined by area industry); Dual credit courses (college credit for high school courses); and the Industrial Systems and Maintenance program.


Auburn Chamber of Commerce

We are the voice of the business community. We celebrate, connect, educate, inform, and promote our business members. The Auburn Chamber is the voice, the source of information, the place to make connections, form partnerships, and deepen ties. We’re the matchmaker and the community cheerleader. We’re where businesses go to be part of the bigger picture.