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

WorkSmart Smartly Works with Locals to Find Smart Work

Jonathan Shipley | WiscNews October 7, 2022 Tracy Carbonara needed a job. The Wisconsin Dells resident worked in the restaurant industry for years. She managed a restaurant but lost her job and wasn’t sure what to do next. She was… Continue Reading WorkSmart Smartly Works with Locals to Find Smart Work

Incarcerated Students Graduate from Madison College Carpentry Program

Juliana Tornabene | NBC 15 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Incarcerated students graduated from Madison College’s carpentry program Tuesday morning. The carpentry program allows jail residents to come to the campus for classes and get a work release. Students started off… Continue Reading Incarcerated Students Graduate from Madison College Carpentry Program

Podcast: How Apprenticeship Navigators Can Connect Secondary Students to Registered Adult Apprenticeships

Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant Wisconsin’s Registered Adult Apprenticeship (RA) Program now has Apprenticeship Navigators to help guide secondary school youth to engage in the RA program. The Navigators are assigned to regions across Wisconsin and they engage youth through phone… Continue Reading Podcast: How Apprenticeship Navigators Can Connect Secondary Students to Registered Adult Apprenticeships

American Girl Details Impact of Middleton Relocation, Consolidation

Nick Viviani and Elizabeth Wadas | NBC15   MIDDLETON, Wis. (WMTV) – More than four dozen American Girl workers will be affected by the company’s decision to relocate its corporate office in Middleton and combine some warehouse operations. A spokesperson… Continue Reading American Girl Details Impact of Middleton Relocation, Consolidation

Wis. Workforce Development Boards Receive $20 Million to Boost Employment Access

Juliana Tornabene | NBC 15 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Eleven regions in Wisconsin will receive $20 million in grants to increase access to employment opportunities across the state, Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Workforce Development announced Monday. The… Continue Reading Wis. Workforce Development Boards Receive $20 Million to Boost Employment Access

Dane County putting $2 million into Badger Prairie Needs Network expansion, new job training initiative

Shanzeh Ahmad | Wisconsin State Journal Dane County is set to invest $2 million into expanding Badger Prairie Needs Network’s building and kick-starting a new job training initiative at the Verona-based organization to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.… Continue Reading Dane County putting $2 million into Badger Prairie Needs Network expansion, new job training initiative
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