New Opportunity Available for Workers Affected by Store Closures, Retail Layoffs

MADISON, May 14, 2019 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network, is hosting an information session on Tuesday, May 14 aimed at connecting workers impacted by retail closures, like Shopko, Toys… Continue Reading New Opportunity Available for Workers Affected by Store Closures, Retail Layoffs

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WDBSCW, DOC To Host Reentry Summit April 23

MADISON, April 12, 2019 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections, is hosting a reentry summit to encourage Wisconsin businesses to hire individuals reentering the workforce from… Continue Reading WDBSCW, DOC To Host Reentry Summit April 23

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Learn #HowItsMadeInDane With A Manufacturing Open House Series

MADISON, April 1, 2019 — Did you know there are more than 600 manufacturers in Dane County? Some of the products you use every day are made right here in your own community. To promote manufacturing and its careers in… Continue Reading Learn #HowItsMadeInDane With A Manufacturing Open House Series

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WDBSCW Director of Business Development Receives Award from Dodge County Manufacturing Business Alliance

MADISON, March 8, 2019 — The Dodge County Manufacturing Business Alliance (MBA) hosted its fourth annual awards breakfast on February 28 to recognize organizations and individuals that are promoting careers in manufacturing. Danica Nilsestuen (pictured center), Director of Business Development… Continue Reading WDBSCW Director of Business Development Receives Award from Dodge County Manufacturing Business Alliance

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