The Windows to Work graduates pose with their diplomas.

Dane County Jail Inmates Celebrate Windows to Work Graduation

MADISON, Wisc. – Twenty-six inmates at the Dane County Jail celebrated their graduation from the Windows to Work program on Wednesday, June 14. This 7-week course is designed to increase the chances of success and employment post-release. “Rehabilitation. That’s what… Continue Reading Dane County Jail Inmates Celebrate Windows to Work Graduation

The Middle Class graduates celebrate their completion of the two-semester program.

Middle College Honors Sixth Class of Graduates

MADISON, Wisc. – The 2016-17 class of Middle College students walked across the stage Tuesday, May 16 to celebrate their completion of the two-semester workforce-training program. Middle College prepares high school seniors for career pathways in healthcare, manufacturing, and culinary… Continue Reading Middle College Honors Sixth Class of Graduates

Approximately 450 workforce partners from across Wisconsin will converge in Appleton for the two-day conference, which features sessions from DWD and WTCS.

Wisconsin Workforce Partners Meet for WIOA Roundtable Event

Approximately 450 workforce partners from across Wisconsin will converge in Appleton for the two-day conference, which features sessions from DWD and WTCS. MADISON – Today, the Department of Workforce Development will join partners from across the state, including the Wisconsin… Continue Reading Wisconsin Workforce Partners Meet for WIOA Roundtable Event

The inmates at the Dane County Jail celebrate their graduation from the Windows to Work program.

WDBSCW participates in National Reentry Week

MADISON Wisc. – April 24, 2017 – In honor of National Reentry Week, the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin is highlighting its efforts to help ex-offenders succeed in society after release. The week, presented by the U.S. Department… Continue Reading WDBSCW participates in National Reentry Week

Students in Computer Class

Academy offers quick way to gain computer skills

April 11, 2017 Article written by the Watertown Daily Times. Even if the job doesn’t involve using a computer, today’s applicants need computer skills to get that position. Job seekers often find they have to complete applications online or submit their… Continue Reading Academy offers quick way to gain computer skills

Windows to Work graduates

Twenty-two Inmates Honored at Windows to Work Graduation

April 6, 2017 MADISON, Wisc. – April 6, 2017 – Twenty-two inmates at the Dane County Jail celebrated their graduation of the Windows to Work program on Wednesday, April 5. This 7-week course is designed to increase the chances of… Continue Reading Twenty-two Inmates Honored at Windows to Work Graduation

Middle College student working in the lab

Middle College Grad Wins Wisconsin Job Honor Award

January 5, 2017 MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards, an initiative aimed at recognizing Wisconsinites who have overcome barriers to employment, has announced its top honorees for 2016. Nominations were submitted via the organization’s website and judged by… Continue Reading Middle College Grad Wins Wisconsin Job Honor Award

Aspire Awardees

WDB Hosts 32nd Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

MADISON, Wisc., November 3, 2016 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin honored 7 individuals with its Aspire Award and 2 business leaders with the Making a Difference Award during the organization’s 32nd Annual Board of Directors Meeting and Luncheon on… Continue Reading WDB Hosts 32nd Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

WDBSCW amongst recipients of $3.2M Youth Apprenticeship State Grants

Editor’s Note: The Office of Governor Scott Walker announced on June 29 the winners of the 2016-17 Wisconsin the Youth Apprenticeship State Grant awards. The South Central Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Consortium, led by the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW),… Continue Reading WDBSCW amongst recipients of $3.2M Youth Apprenticeship State Grants

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First Graduates from Dept. of Corrections Pilot Training Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2016 CONTACT: DOC Communications, 608-240-5060, vog.nisnocsiwnull@eciffOnoitamrofnIcilbuPCOD Madison College Dean Schauna Rasmussen, 608-243-4478, ude.egellocnosidamnull@nessumsarls   DOC Partners with Madison College on Industrial Maintenance Training Partnership   MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Jon Litscher joined leaders from… Continue Reading First Graduates from Dept. of Corrections Pilot Training Honored