Building Essential Career Skills

Individual gains skills for great job after incarceration. Raymond attended the Carpentry Techniques Academy to gain new skills that would boost his career opportunities after his release from incarceration. “I took a carpentry class years ago and maintained an interest… Continue Reading Building Essential Career Skills

Youth Apprentice Drills Into Career

Apprenticeship pushes youth forward with college plans. Sasha entered the Youth Apprenticeship Program’s health science pathway as a Dental Assistant at Mount Horeb Dental. In her role, she sterilizes equipment and prepares trays, rooms and other material for procedures. The… Continue Reading Youth Apprentice Drills Into Career

Winning with Wisconsin’s Workforce

WDBSCW, DWD Kick Off Regional Forums to Highlight Training Resources, Strategic Opportunities and Local Success Stories MADISON – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin invites employers, educators, community leaders, nonprofit service providers and more to attend a forum… Continue Reading Winning with Wisconsin’s Workforce

Inmate Serving time AFter 5 OWIs Impresses with Commencement Speech

Samara Kalk Derby | Wisconsin State Journal David Tatro gave a commencement speech at Madison College Tuesday morning that had the two people who spoke after him marveling. One of them was Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr, who said… Continue Reading Inmate Serving time AFter 5 OWIs Impresses with Commencement Speech

‘Started from the Bottom’: Incarcerated Grads Earn Madison College Diplomas

Kayla Huynh | The Cap Times Following 16 weeks of electrical maintenance and industrial power courses, nine incarcerated students received technical diplomas from Madison College Tuesday morning. The Reentry Program – a partnership between Madison College, the Department of Corrections… Continue Reading ‘Started from the Bottom’: Incarcerated Grads Earn Madison College Diplomas

‘Leadership Development Academy’ Graduates Recognized; Opportunities, Inc. Hosts Ceremony

Kim McDarison | Fort Atkinson Online Thirteen graduates of a “Leadership Development Academy” program developed by the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), and facilitated in partnership with Opportunities, Inc. and Madison College, were recognized Monday in a… Continue Reading ‘Leadership Development Academy’ Graduates Recognized; Opportunities, Inc. Hosts Ceremony

WDBSCW Hosts 39th Annual Awards Celebration, Honors Participants and Partners

MADISON, December 16, 2022 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored five individuals with the Aspire Award and two community leaders with the Champions in Action Award during the 39th Annual Awards Celebration on December 7,… Continue Reading WDBSCW Hosts 39th Annual Awards Celebration, Honors Participants and Partners

Business Partner Uses Apprenticeships, More to Build Workforce

Partner improving workforce with innovative strategies. Tracey Griffith is the Director of Outreach and Partnerships with Walbec Group. The firm produces quality construction materials and professional design, engineering and construction services. As of July 2022, Walbec Group’s family of companies… Continue Reading Business Partner Uses Apprenticeships, More to Build Workforce

BPNN Supports Communities, Workforce Through Partnerships

The Badger Prairie Needs Network (BPNN) is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting poverty and ending hunger locally. They have operated a food pantry since 1986 and provide a range of services to Dane County households. They offer free… Continue Reading BPNN Supports Communities, Workforce Through Partnerships
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