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Request for Proposals available for Foundations for the Trades

The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin announces the availability of grant funds and requests proposals for workforce development services for its Foundations for the Trades training program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The RFP and additional… Continue Reading Request for Proposals available for Foundations for the Trades
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WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2015 Media Contact: Danica Nilsestuen; gro.wcsbdwnull@neutseslind or 608.249.9001 x227 or Jackie Hall; gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj or 608.249.9001 x232 WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers Baraboo—Supplying a steady crop of skilled workers… Continue Reading WorkSmart Network Offers New Training to Support Skill Needs of Area Manufacturers
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Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2015 Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored MADISON—Area construction companies will have more skilled candidates available to hire for their busy season, with a new crop of graduates from the Foundations for the… Continue Reading Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program Honored
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Release: Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2015 Issued by: Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin Contact: Jackie Hall, Communications Manager, 608.249.9001   Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award   Baraboo, WI—The Workforce Development Board of… Continue Reading Release: Sauk County Job Center Receives Jobs for Veterans Act Incentive Award
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Release: WDBSCW awarded $500,000 DOL grant to support Jail-Based Job Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Contact: Stephanie Miller, Communications Director, Office of The County Executive; 608-267-8823 MADISON—Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the creation of the Dane County Jail Based Job Center. The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin… Continue Reading Release: WDBSCW awarded $500,000 DOL grant to support Jail-Based Job Center
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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
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In the News: School Spotlight: Middle College Provides Another Pathway to College

May 19, 2015 Article by Pamela Cotant for the Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight: Middle College Provides Another Pathway to College Middle College — a program designed for students to earn high school and college credits — is the kind of… Continue Reading In the News: School Spotlight: Middle College Provides Another Pathway to College
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In the News: Middle College Brings Learning to Life

Article written by Madison Metropolitan School District, May 2015 Middle College Brings Learning to Life MADISON—Lunch just ended and La Follette High School junior Eric Hotchkiss is leaving campus for the day. He’s not headed home or to hang out with… Continue Reading In the News: Middle College Brings Learning to Life
Foundations for the Trades Academy participants touring the new UW Health at the American Center in March 2015

Media Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Programs to be Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2015 Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Programs to be Honored MADISON—Nearly 60 Madison-area residents will take the stage on the evening of Wednesday, April 8 to receive their graduation certificates in their next step… Continue Reading Media Release: Graduates of Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Training Programs to be Honored
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WDBSCW Announces Release of New RFP for Windows to Work Program

The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit companies/agencies/organizations with the capacity and expertise in accordance with the Windows to Work Program Design which is funded through the State of Wisconsin Department… Continue Reading WDBSCW Announces Release of New RFP for Windows to Work Program