Employer Training Solutions

The Maryland WorkSmart program is a joint initiative of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges, the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Labor.

WorkSmart offers Maryland business a selection of customized, relevant workforce training solutions.  By leveraging the strengths of Maryland’s community college network, WorkSmart identifies and/or creates workforce training models to meet specific employer needs.

Training can happen where employers choose, usually either at the employer’s site or at a Maryland WorkSmart center — on community college campuses and satellite campuses across Maryland.


The WorkSmart Advantage:

  • Customized training to meet your business needs
  • One point of contact for all 16 community colleges
  • Wide array of training readily available

Maryland’s community colleges have already contracted with more than 1,000 employers across the state.

The WorkSmart Driver:

The Maryland Community College Association for Continuing Education and Training (MCCACET) is the driver behind WorkSmart. It is a professional affinity group that connects staff and programs across all 16 colleges.

Our WorkSmart centers collaborate to offer training that develops Maryland’s workforce and bolsters its economy. Maryland’s WorkSmart centers reach more than 85,000 employees annually, and earn 97% customer satisfaction. More…

 WorkSmart brochure

From Our Customers:

picture4“This leadership training course was ideal for our supervisors who are eager to grow both personally and professionally. The instructor customized the program to meet our needs.”
Vicki Petro, Director of HR,
Easton Utilities

picture5“This training program (managing for success) has had the single greatest impact on our company’s operational improvements over any other initiative.”
Randall Simpson, President & CEO, WLR Automotive

picture6“Highly recommend this service. The educator was extremely knowledgeable and aided our members’ learning in a relaxed setting with top notch equipment.”
Paul “Buck” Johnson, Supervisor, Logistics Management, Frederick MERS, FEMA


For more information on workforce training programs in Maryland please visit the Department of Commerce or Department of Labor websites.