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  • WDB Hosts 32nd Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

    MADISON, Wisc., November 3, 2016 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin honored 7 individuals with its Aspire Award and 2 business leaders with the Making a Difference Award during the organization’s 32nd Annual Board of Directors Meeting and Luncheon on November 1. The Aspire Award honors individuals for outstanding success and achievements in workforce development…

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  • The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) announces the availability of grant funds and requests proposals to provide workforce development services under the provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). To view the available RFP and pertaining application information, visit https://wdbscw.org/requests-for-proposals/.

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  • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan now available for public comment

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires each workforce development board (WDB) to develop and submit, in partnership with the local chief elected official, a comprehensive four-year plan to the State of Wisconsin. The Local Plan reflects the current and future strategies and efficiencies that the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin will use…

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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 graduates of Middle College. The 2015 class of Middle College graduates, their families, peers, faculty and staff gathered…

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  • The Workforce Development Board is seeking candidates for its available communications internship position. Applicants must have the creativity and drive to help support our organization’s communication and marketing goals. During this paid internship, the Communications Intern will team up with the Manager of Quality & Communications to help tell our story and create awareness of our work through multiple…

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  • First Statewide Business Services Summit convenes hundreds of workforce professionals

    Collabor8 2014, the first Statewide Business Services Summit, was held in Madison on April 24-25. The event convened nearly 200 workforce professionals to learn and discuss how to better service Wisconsin businesses. The Wisconsin Workforce Development Association and its Business Services Group hosted and planned the event in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce…

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  • Wisconsin Public Radio features Middle College as effort to prepare young talent for manufacturing industry

    The Middle College initiative was featured in Wisconsin Public Radio’s segment “Wisconsin Manufacturers Struggle To Attract Young People” that aired on April 11, 2014. The feature focuses on initiatives across the state of Wisconsin that are helping attract younger workers to the manufacturing industry. Read the article or listen to the audio below. Click here…

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  • Bricklayers featured in the Trade Up campaign

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    Bricklayers featured in the Trade Up campaign

    Bricklayer apprenticeships are this month’s feature in the Trade Up Campaign, an 8-month apprenticeship awareness project geared toward high school students, parents and educators in 16 high school districts in Dane County. The campaign features videos and resources on how to pursue an apprenticeship in the trades. For more on the trade and the campaign,…

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  • 1,200+ attend Regional Job Fair

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    The annual Dane County Regional Job Fair, hosted by Wisconsin Job Service and partners, surpassed last year’s job fair attendance record at the February 24 event. The event was held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and drew 1,283 job seekers in a mere 5 hours–breaking last year’s attendance count of 900 job…

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  • Construction Craft Laborers latest feature in Trade Up Campaign

    Construction Craft Laborer apprenticeships are this month’s feature in the Trade Up Campaign, an 8-month apprenticeship awareness project geared toward high school students, parents and educators in 16 high school districts in Dane County. The campaign features videos and resources on how to pursue an apprenticeship in the trades. For more on the trade and…

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