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First Participants of Jail Reentry Program Graduate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Windows to Work Graduation MADISON, Wisc. / May 31, 2016 – Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney, along with County Executive Joe Parisi are proud to introduce the first Windows to Work graduates. On Tuesday, May 31, 2016 ,… Continue Reading First Participants of Jail Reentry Program Graduate

Foundation for the Trades Academy graduation with his certification of completion

WDBSCW, Partners Honor Graduates of Foundations for the Trades Academy and Area Construction Training Programs

MADISON / April 27, 2016—Construction contractors will have more skilled candidates to consider for their available openings and projects this season with more than 30 new graduates of three Dane County area construction training programs. The training programs include Foundations for the Trades Academy, the Bi-Lingual Construction… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Partners Honor Graduates of Foundations for the Trades Academy and Area Construction Training Programs

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WDBSCW to partner with Madison Schools with $400K Joyce Foundation grant

Madison Schools and Partners Awarded National Grant for Personalized Learning High School Pathways Helps Students Create Roadmap to Success MADISON / April 15, 2016–The Madison School District, together with Madison College, the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, the… Continue Reading WDBSCW to partner with Madison Schools with $400K Joyce Foundation grant

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Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan now available for public comment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires each workforce development board (WDB) to develop and submit, in partnership with the local chief elected official, a comprehensive four-year plan to the State of Wisconsin. The Local Plan reflects the current and… Continue Reading Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan now available for public comment

Release: WDBSCW to Offer Assistance, Resources to Workers Affected by Area Workforce Reductions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Pat Schramm, gro.wcsbdwnull@mmarhcsp or Danica Nilsestuen, gro.wcsbdwnull@neutseslind, 608.249.9001. Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin to Offer Assistance, Resources to Workers Affected by Area Workforce Reductions MADISON, WI, November 24, 2015 – The Workforce Development Board… Continue Reading Release: WDBSCW to Offer Assistance, Resources to Workers Affected by Area Workforce Reductions

Manufacturing Core Skills Boot Camp graduates

WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2015 Media Contact: Danica Nilsestuen; gro.wcsbdwnull@neutseslind or 608.249.9001 x227 or Jackie Hall; gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj or 608.249.9001 x232 WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers Baraboo—Supplying a steady crop of skilled workers… Continue Reading WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers

Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program graduates on a job site

Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2015 Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored MADISON—Area construction companies will have more skilled candidates available to hire for their busy season, with a new crop of graduates from the Foundations for the… Continue Reading Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored

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Release: Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2015 Issued by: Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin Contact: Jackie Hall, Communications Manager, 608.249.9001   Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award   Baraboo, WI—The Workforce Development Board of… Continue Reading Release: Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award

Press conference for a jail-based Job Center grant award

Release: WDBSCW awarded $500,000 DOL grant to support Jail-Based Job Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Contact: Stephanie Miller, Communications Director, Office of The County Executive; 608-267-8823 MADISON—Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the creation of the Dane County Jail Based Job Center. The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin… Continue Reading Release: WDBSCW awarded $500,000 DOL grant to support Jail-Based Job Center

McKinly giving a Middle College commencement speech

Release: Newest Class of Middle College Graduates Cross Stage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2015 Contact: Jackie Hall, gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj or 608.249.9001 Newest Class of Middle College Graduates Cross the Stage  MADISON—Thirty-nine high school seniors crossed the stage accepting their medals and certificates on Tuesday, May 12th and Wednesday, May 20th as… Continue Reading Release: Newest Class of Middle College Graduates Cross Stage