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

RFP for WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Now Available

The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) announces the availability of grant funds and requests proposals to provide workforce development services under the provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). To view the available RFP and pertaining… Continue Reading RFP for WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Now Available

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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

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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

The Workforce Development Board is Hiring!

The Workforce Development Board is seeking candidates for its available communications internship position. Applicants must have the creativity and drive to help support our organization’s communication and marketing goals. During this paid internship, the Communications Intern will team up with the Manager of Quality… Continue Reading The Workforce Development Board is Hiring!

Christine Taylor of Michigan Workers presenting at Collabor8 2014

First Statewide Business Services Summit convenes hundreds of workforce professionals

Collabor8 2014, the first Statewide Business Services Summit, was held in Madison on April 24-25. The event convened nearly 200 workforce professionals to learn and discuss how to better service Wisconsin businesses. The Wisconsin Workforce Development Association and its Business Services Group… Continue Reading First Statewide Business Services Summit convenes hundreds of workforce professionals

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Wisconsin Public Radio features Middle College as effort to prepare young talent for manufacturing industry

The Middle College initiative was featured in Wisconsin Public Radio’s segment “Wisconsin Manufacturers Struggle To Attract Young People” that aired on April 11, 2014. The feature focuses on initiatives across the state of Wisconsin that are helping attract younger workers… Continue Reading Wisconsin Public Radio features Middle College as effort to prepare young talent for manufacturing industry

Trade Up poster for Bricklayers

Bricklayers featured in the Trade Up campaign

Bricklayer apprenticeships are this month’s feature in the Trade Up Campaign, an 8-month apprenticeship awareness project geared toward high school students, parents and educators in 16 high school districts in Dane County. The campaign features videos and resources on how… Continue Reading Bricklayers featured in the Trade Up campaign

Trade Up poster for Construction Craft Laborers

Construction Craft Laborers latest feature in Trade Up Campaign

Construction Craft Laborer apprenticeships are this month’s feature in the Trade Up Campaign, an 8-month apprenticeship awareness project geared toward high school students, parents and educators in 16 high school districts in Dane County. The campaign features videos and resources… Continue Reading Construction Craft Laborers latest feature in Trade Up Campaign