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
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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

WDBSCW Announces South Central Consortium Officers

Contact: Jackie Hall, 608.249.9001 WDBSCW Announces Chief Local Elected Officials and Officers for the South Central Consortium The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin is pleased to announce the leadership for its South Central Wisconsin Chief Elected Officials Consortium. Dodge… Continue Reading WDBSCW Announces South Central Consortium Officers
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Middle College Honors Sixth Class of Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Hall, 608.249.9001 MADISON, Wisc.–The 2015-16 class of Middle College, a tuition-free, dual-credit education program, walked across the stage to celebrate their accomplishments in completing the three-semester workforce training program. This marks the sixth anniversary of the program,… Continue Reading Middle College Honors Sixth Class of Graduates
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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
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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