WDBSCW amongst winners of Agricultural Fast Forward Training Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2014 Contact: Jackie Hall, 608.249.9001 or gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj MADISON—The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) is amongst the Round 3 winners of worker training grants from the Department of Workforce Development’s Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF)… Continue Reading WDBSCW amongst winners of Agricultural Fast Forward Training Grants
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Foundational Construction Training Program Graduates Newest Class

September 26, 2014 Contact: Jackie Hall, gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj or 608.249.9001 Foundational Construction Training Program Graduates Newest Class MADISON—The local construction industry can turn to new talent for its available job openings as the Foundations for the Trades Academy graduated its newest cohort… Continue Reading Foundational Construction Training Program Graduates Newest Class

News Release: September is Workforce Development Month, WWDA Events Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2014 Editor’s Note: Press release issued by the Wisconsin Workforce Development Association Contact: Sue Gleason, Interim Executive Director, 608.249.9001 Preparing Your Future Workforce – In September and Year Round MADISON, WI—Wisconsin’s 11 workforce boards cover the… Continue Reading News Release: September is Workforce Development Month, WWDA Events Announced
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Area Manufacturing Employees, Companies Benefit from Fast Forward Grant

Contact: Jackie Hall, 608.249.9001 LODI, WI—Columbia County manufacturer, Anteco Pharma, welcomed State representatives to its facility on August 7 to highlight its participation in new worker trainings supported by a Wisconsin Fast Forward grant award. The award will help six… Continue Reading Area Manufacturing Employees, Companies Benefit from Fast Forward Grant
President Obama signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

President Signs Bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law

July 22, 2014 Washington, D.C.—President Obama signed into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 22, 2014. This bipartisan legislation was created to improve our nations workforce development system and help get Americans back to work as… Continue Reading President Signs Bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law
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WIOA Clears House, Moves to President’s Desk

July 17, 2014 Editor’s Note: This post includes an excerpt from the National Skills Coalition’s July 10, 2014 blog post, “WIOA Goes to President’s Desk.” On July 10, 2014, the House passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a bipartisan,… Continue Reading WIOA Clears House, Moves to President’s Desk
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WIOA bill clears U.S. Senate by strong majority, 95-3

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Editor’s Note: Press Release reissued from U.S. Senator Baldwin’s Office Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today joined her colleagues in support of the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which passed the U.S. Senate by… Continue Reading WIOA bill clears U.S. Senate by strong majority, 95-3
Middle College manufacturing students in Beaver Dam

News Release: Middle College Graduates Newest Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2014 Madison, WI—Graduation ceremonies were held across the South Central Wisconsin region last week to honor the 40 high school seniors from 12 school districts graduating from the health care and manufacturing program tracks offered through the… Continue Reading News Release: Middle College Graduates Newest Class
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News Release: Fast Forward grant award to train manufacturing workers in South Central Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2014 Editor’s Note: This release includes an excerpt from the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) news release issued on May 15, 2014. A Fast Forward manufacturing grant award totaling $74,369 has been issued to help train 132… Continue Reading News Release: Fast Forward grant award to train manufacturing workers in South Central Wisconsin
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News Release: $150,000 Blueprint for Prosperity Grant Awarded to WDBSCW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2014 Contact: Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, 608.249.9001 Editor’s Note: This release includes an excerpt from the Department of Workforce Development news release issued on May 6, 2014. $150,000 Blueprint for Prosperity Grant Awarded… Continue Reading News Release: $150,000 Blueprint for Prosperity Grant Awarded to WDBSCW