From Dislocation to Aspire Awardee: Andora’s Success Story

Andora never thought she’d lose her job. As a single mom she needed to provide for her family. She knew that more education in a growing industry would help her and her family in the long-run. “I needed to get… Continue Reading From Dislocation to Aspire Awardee: Andora’s Success Story

WDBSCW Hosts Annual Luncheon, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

MADISON, December 17, 2018 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored 5 individuals with its Aspire Awards and 3 business leaders with the Making a Difference Awards during the organization’s 35th Annual Board of Directors Meeting… Continue Reading WDBSCW Hosts Annual Luncheon, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

UW School for Workers, WDBSCW Announces New Pre-Apprenticeship Series to Support More Women in Building Construction Trades

MADISON, October 4, 2018 — A building construction trades pre-apprenticeship series geared toward women is now accepting applications for the spring 2019 cohort. Free of cost to 20 qualified women, the 4-week, 44-hour series supported by the UW School for… Continue Reading UW School for Workers, WDBSCW Announces New Pre-Apprenticeship Series to Support More Women in Building Construction Trades

WDBSCW, Manufacturers Support Manufacturing Month with New Campaign for Schools

MADISON, October 2, 2018 — October officially marks the start of Manufacturing Month, and the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) and its Dane County manufacturers council partners announce the unveiling of a new school-based campaign to promote… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Manufacturers Support Manufacturing Month with New Campaign for Schools

WDBSCW, Partners Celebrate Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Day

MADISON, September 28, 2018 – Today was declared Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Day in Wisconsin by Governor Scott Walker to support efforts to engage students in career pathways and programs to ensure a robust training pipeline for generations to come. The… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Partners Celebrate Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Day