The Economic Development Association of Alabama and the University of Alabama Economic Development Academy announced that Bullock County Economic Developer, David Padgett, has been selected to participate in the Applied Economic Development Honors Program. Only Twenty participants were chosen Statewide for the Program.
Hands-on learning is the foundation of the Applied Honors program with contemporary, evolving economic and community development issues taught through an applied learning approach. The Honors’ process immerses participants in a collaborative, team-centric approach that fosters learning through exploration, debate, exercises and team competition.
The Honors’ program utilizes experienced faculty, industry practitioners, business leaders and the country’s foremost site consultants to present leading-edge strategies and techniques necessary in the competitive and evolving world of quality job creation.