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Madison College announces leadership conference

MADISON—Madison College’s Business and Industry Services division will offer a one-day conference focused on practical applications of leadership. The all-day event is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at its West Campus located at 302 S Gammon Road in Madison.… Continue Reading Madison College announces leadership conference
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WWDA names Joel Nilsestuen as new Executive Director

For Immediate Release December 18, 2014 Contact: Joel Nilsestuen, Executive Director New Leadership at the Wisconsin Workforce Development Association MADISON—Joel Nilsestuen joins the Wisconsin Workforce Development Association (WWDA) today as its Executive Director. “We are very pleased to have Joel join… Continue Reading WWDA names Joel Nilsestuen as new Executive Director
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Workforce Development Board Offers Construction Training Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2015 Workforce Development Board Offers Construction Training Academy MADISON—The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin is offering its Foundations for the Trades Academy, a comprehensive training program for those interested in careers in the… Continue Reading Workforce Development Board Offers Construction Training Academy

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
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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