FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance
FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance is the economic development organization for Pensacola and Escambia County. We are an alliance of public and private agencies, businesses, organizations and leaders united as one and dedicated to building, growing and sustaining the economic potential and prosperity of communities, businesses and individuals in our Northwest Florida region.
Greater Penscola Chamber
Founded in 1889, the Greater Pensacola Chamber is committed to promoting, improving and enhancing the Pensacola Region through economic development, community involvement and unity of private and public sectors.
Today, the Chamber stands united as an organization of passionate, innovative leaders, driven to provide professional, personable and positive assistance toward your commercial success in Pensacola: be you a long-standing local company, an enthusiastic entrepreneur or a prospective new partner, interested in relocating to our great region.
Santa Rosa Economic Development Office
The Santa Rosa Economic Development Office works to attract industries and create jobs through development, project financing, business support and marketing activities. Striving to grow the Santa Rosa County economy through the development of a forward-thinking and sustainable industrial market.
CareerSource Escarosa is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the workforce needs of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. Classified as one of Florida’s 24 Regional Workforce Boards and a member of the CareerSource Florida Network, we provide employment and training resources for area job seekers and employers.
School District of Escambia County
The School District of Escambia County’s career academies are small learning communities within middle or high schools that focus on a career pathway for a two-, three-, or four-year span.
Students enter through a voluntary application process; they must apply and be accepted, with parental knowledge and support.
Santa Rosa County District Schools
Santa Rosa Country Distric Schools is a proud family of educators serving children with a tradition of excellence. This excellence emanates from a focus on high expectations, a tremendous teaching faculty and a highly supportive community. Working together we have created a learning environment that has produced an “A” school district for the last decade.
George Stone Technical Center
George Stone Technical Center provides quality academic, career and technical education opportunities for all learners through instruction that integrates rigor, relevance and relationships.
The vision of George Stone Technical Center is to serve the community as the premier provider of career and technical education by preparing individuals for rewarding careers and to provide businesses with a highly skilled workforce.
Locklin Technical Center is a community-oriented educational center which fosters an environment that develops positive student attitudes and achievement supported by active, involved educators, students, families, communities, businesses and agencies. All students will leave the center as life-long learners prepared to pursue a career, continue their education or training, and contribute to a changing society.
Pensacola State College
Pensacola State College, under the governance of a local Board of Trustees, is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career oriented certificates, developmental education, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas. In addition, the College provides specialized business and industry training, recreation and leisure courses, and community outreach and services.
The University of West Florida (UWF)
The University of West Florida (UWF) is a public university based in Northwest Florida with multiple instructional sites and a strong virtual presence. UWF's mission is to provide students with access to high-quality, relevant, and affordable undergraduate and graduate learning experiences; to transmit, apply, and discover knowledge through teaching, scholarship, research, and public service; and to engage in community partnerships that respond to mutual concerns and opportunities and that advance the economy and quality of life in the region.
Gulf Power Company
Gulf Power Company is on the forefront of environmental stewardship, community and economic development and energy conservation. They are an investor-owned electric utility with all of their common stock owned by Atlanta-based Southern Company.
Gulf Power believes in building their workforce from the communities they serve. They've partnered on several education and workforce development programs across Northwest Florida to educate and grow the workforce of the future.