Define Your Own Success

The 2022 Leon Works Fall Preview will be held on Thursday, October 20 for middle school students and Thursday, October 27 for high school students!

By 2026, over 70,000 jobs that require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree with average wages over $20.00 per hour will be available in Leon County and the surrounding region.

Leon County Government and the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality are hosting the Leon Works Expo to connect employers, academic institutions and students to provide an opportunity for students to explore skilled careers. Students will learn from individuals with local success stories and engage with employers in person to discover the career that best fits them.



Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Emergency Medical Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, and more



Plumbers, Electricians, Welders, Truck Drivers, HVAC Technicians, Compliance Officers,
and more


Business & IT

Paralegals, Computer Network Architects, Customer Service Representatives, Insurance Sales Agents, and more



Culinary Arts, Chefs, Painters (Construction and Decorative), Cosmetologists, Brickmasons, Landscape Designers, and more

Defining Your Career Today for Tomorrow


$ 20.00+

Average wage of skilled job openings in the region.


Skilled job openings in 2026.

April 3

2020 Leon Works Expo!



Expand Your Skilled Workforce

Make connections and build opportunities as and exhibitor at the next Leon Works Career Expo at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. 2020 Date to be determined. 

Come out and talk in the morning with over 500 high school students from Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla and surrounding counties interested in learning more about new opportunities in the skilled workforce. 






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