Oakland80


Oakland80

​Oakland County’s ambitious goal will lead to a more skilled workforce with higher earnings.

County Executive Coulter launched Oakland80 with a goal of having 80 percent of adults with a post-high school degree or credential by 2030. This will lead to residents earning higher wages and pursuing more in-demand careers while employers access highly-skilled talent for their workforce. Oakland80 is managed jointly by the County Executive’s office and workforce development division under the economic development department and is supported by a Task Force comprised of innovative leaders from education, business, and labor organizations.

Setting Education Goals

Oakland County is positioned to be a national leader in educational attainment, with exemplary K-12, higher education, economic development, business, and workforce development partners. Our partnership, Oakland80, sets a goal of 80 percent of our adults with a post-high school degree or credential by 2030. We must ensure post-high school students obtain the financial assistance available to them, students who start college finish with a degree, and industry-recognized credentials are widely available. Oakland80 features several state and regional training opportunities and resources to help support individuals reach their education and career goals.

​High School Completion

High School Completion

Percentage of Oakland County population 25 years and over with a high school diploma or equivalent1


Some College, No Degree

Some College, No DegreePercentage of Oakland County population 25 years and over who have some college education, but no degree1

Post-Secondary Enrollment

Post-Secondary EnrollmentPercentage of Oakland County population age 18+ (excluding residents who have already received an associate’s degree or higher) enrolled in some form of post-secondary education1

​Credentials/Certifications

Credentials/Certifications Percentage of Oakland County population 25 years and over who have obtained a college degree or industry-recognized credential/certification3

Post-Secondary Completion

Post-Secondary Completion

Percentage of Oakland County population 25 years and over who have an associate’s degree or higher1


Net Migration

Net Migration Total number of domestic and international movers into Oakland County2

​1Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 1-year estimates (2019)
2Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-year estimates (2019)
3Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 1-year estimates (2019); Corporation for Skilled Workforce

 Supportive Services

Eligible Oakland County residents can take advantage of financial support while in training!

 
To help our residents achieve their career goals, we have partnered with Oakland County Michigan Works! to offer financial support to pay for books, supplies, transportation, childcare, and other related expenses while students are enrolled in training. This support is made possible through the American Rescue Plan.

 Locations

To learn more about Oakland 80, as well as specific post-secondary degree and credentialed training programs, please contact your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! office.


Novi

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Closed: Friday, December 10, 2021
Phone: 248-926-1820
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Oak Park

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Closed: Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Phone: 248-691-8437
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Pontiac

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Closed: Thursday, December 16, 2021
Phone: 248-276-1777
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Southfield

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Closed: Friday, December 17, 2021
Phone: 248-796-4580
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Troy

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Closed: Friday, December 17, 2021
Phone: 248-823-5101
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Waterford

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Closed: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Phone: 248-617-3600
Hours: 8am - 5pm


 Taskforce Members

Baker College
Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
JVS Human Services
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan Association of Community and Adult Education
 Northwood University
Oakland Community College
Oakland County
Oakland County Michigan Works!
Oakland Schools
Oakland University
Operating Engineers Local 324
Plumbers Local 98
State of Michigan Labor and Economic Opportunity
Troy School District
Walsh College