A skilled, talented and dedicated workforce is critical to the health and vitality of business. Maumelle has an attractive environment for business in central Arkansas because of the community’s educated workforce and business friendly climate. Maumelle is dedicated to growing and sustaining its workforce in its industries.
Arkansas's diverse workforce ranges from low-skilled farm and production workers to technically-skilled production and high tech information technology employees. This available Arkansas workforce is an important contributor to Arkansas having the lowest cost of doing business of any state in the South, according to Business Facilities magazine.
The Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce Educational Committee works closely with Maumelle High School to provide a program where students and business leaders can work towards the future. EDUCATIONAL COMMITTEE If you have ever been mentored by someone, it’s easy to understand how important it was in determining your path in life. And now you are able to share your knowledge and leadership with the next generation.
The Maumelle Leadership Development Program identifies emerging leaders and professionals, and motivates them to become CHAMPIONS of our community. Every aspect of the program is designed to create a city with a strong economy that is stimulated by progressive leadership. The Amazing Maumelle Race Leadership Development will foster a commitment to a life of community service through leadership experiences. Participants will learn about local government, civic organizations, commerce, law enforcement, tourism, education and other resources so that graduates can be an effective contributor in the community. Throughout the Amazing Maumelle Race participants will be introduced to a variety of opportunities for involvement. The goal is to help develop these experiences into leadership roles within the Chamber and the City of Maumelle. By taking a look at Maumelle's past, present and future the program will assess, plan and implement strategies to grow a thriving city. In addition, it will develop a favorable climate for commerce, strong knowledgeable leaders and a love for our community. The program kicks off in June and ends with graduation in January at the Annual Banquet. It will open with the Amazing Maumelle Race Launch Party. Participants will attend three more development sessions at various locations in the Fall. Our final meeting in November will include an interactive teambuilding adventure racing around the City of Maumelle. The Amazing Maumelle Race will require the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the program to complete the various tasks and Pit Stops along the route. Be the "First team to arrive" and win the grand prize! This program will make a positive impact in your career and the Maumelle Area. his program will make a positive impact in your career and the Maumelle Area.
The City of Maumelle works with other area organizations to spread the word on local hiring events and job openings. In the past when multiple businesses were needing to make several new hires, Maumelle coordinated a Maumelle Job fair and invited any area business to set up a booth.
Maumelle High School ATEAM Academy houses our Technology, Engineering, and Medical Career Pathways. Our FAME Academy houses our Finance, the Arts, Marketing, and Education Career Pathways.
At Maumelle High School, we define a career academy as a...
Small high school within a large high school…ideally no more than 500 (Grades 9 – 12)
Core/Career Teacher Teams