We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulﬁll the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
Education Matters is a program of the Roane Alliance that empowers leaders, parents and students to to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of Roane County's future.
Here in Roane County, we understand that in order for a community to thrive, it must have an education and workforce development program that supports students' dreams and goals as well as the needs of our county's industries. Whether a student prefers a college experience or technical training, there are limitless opportunities to pursue your passion. Additionally, our industries work well with educators to develop curriculum suitable for students seeking hands-on job training prior to graduation as well as job shadowing and work study programs.
Educations Matters is also involved in planning the county's middle school and highl school career days. For more information on these events and any other programs offered by Education Matters, please call 865-376-2093.
You can change education in Roane County by voicing your support for K-14 education. Click to learn more about this initiative and its benefits.View More
The stakes are high for the future of Roane County. We all want better for our kids. Find out what's at stake if our county's education system remains unchanged.View More
The short answer? YES. Click here to find out how a K-14 education model could make Roane a better place to live, work & retire.View More