WDBSCW Hosts Annual Luncheon, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

MADISON, December 17, 2018 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored 5 individuals with its Aspire Awards and 3 business leaders with the Making a Difference Awards during the organization’s 35th Annual Board of Directors Meeting… Continue Reading WDBSCW Hosts Annual Luncheon, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

UW School for Workers, WDBSCW Announces New Pre-Apprenticeship Series to Support More Women in Building Construction Trades

MADISON, October 4, 2018 — A building construction trades pre-apprenticeship series geared toward women is now accepting applications for the spring 2019 cohort. Free of cost to 20 qualified women, the 4-week, 44-hour series supported by the UW School for… Continue Reading UW School for Workers, WDBSCW Announces New Pre-Apprenticeship Series to Support More Women in Building Construction Trades

WDBSCW, Manufacturers Support Manufacturing Month with New Campaign for Schools

MADISON, October 2, 2018 — October officially marks the start of Manufacturing Month, and the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) and its Dane County manufacturers council partners announce the unveiling of a new school-based campaign to promote… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Manufacturers Support Manufacturing Month with New Campaign for Schools

WDBSCW, Partners Celebrate Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Day

MADISON, September 28, 2018 – Today was declared Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Day in Wisconsin by Governor Scott Walker to support efforts to engage students in career pathways and programs to ensure a robust training pipeline for generations to come. The… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Partners Celebrate Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Day

Jennifer Wegner, Pat Schramm, Bridget Willey and Sherrie Stuessy post after the award ceremony.

WDBSCW CEO Presented With Outstanding Pathway Champion Award

MADISON, Wisc. – May 31, 2018 – Pat Schramm, CEO for the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), was presented with the Outstanding Pathway Champion award at Madison Metropolitan School District’s Partner & Student Recognition Program last Thursday.… Continue Reading WDBSCW CEO Presented With Outstanding Pathway Champion Award

WDBSCW Announces More Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retail Closings

MADISON, May 22, 2018 / — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), the regional leader in workforce development, announces three more Rapid Response information sessions. This announcement comes in response to the continuous wave of retail closures,… Continue Reading WDBSCW Announces More Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retail Closings

WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: WDBSCW Communications, 608.249.9001 WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings MADISON, March 29, 2018 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), the regional leader… Continue Reading WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings

WDB Hosts 33th Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

Madison, Wisc. – November 3, 2017 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored 5 individuals with is Aspire Awards and 2 business leaders with the Making a Difference Awards during the organization’s 33rd Annual… Continue Reading WDB Hosts 33th Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

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Thirty-Five Years of Dedication Pays Off

After a career in various office environments, Lisa connected with the WorkSmart Network. She had extensive experience, but not degree or specialty. She was determined to change that. Continue Reading Thirty-Five Years of Dedication Pays Off

After a career in various office environments, Lisa connected with the WorkSmart Network. She had extensive experience, but not degree or specialty. She was determined to change that.

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WDBSCW Among Recipients of $3.9M Youth Apprenticeship Grant

MADISON, Wisc. – The South Central Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Consortium was awarded a $360,000 Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship grant to deliver and grow youth apprenticeship programs for nearly 400 young adults in the region. The consortium includes the Workforce Development Board… Continue Reading WDBSCW Among Recipients of $3.9M Youth Apprenticeship Grant