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Local and state organizations trying to help retail workers find new jobs

As big box stores like Shopko and Toys “R” Us are closing, organizations at local job centers are trying to help displaced retail workers find new jobs. The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) is partnering with the… Continue Reading Local and state organizations trying to help retail workers find new jobs

Students explore health-care careers in summer internships at UW Health

From cardiovascular technologist to medical coder, 73 local students re exploring health care careers through internships at UW Health this summer. The paid internships aim to confirm students’ interests in health care careers and to develop a diverse workforce. Tasks… Continue Reading Students explore health-care careers in summer internships at UW Health

WDBSCW to partner with Madison Schools with $400K Joyce Foundation grant

Madison Schools and Partners Awarded National Grant for Personalized Learning High School Pathways Helps Students Create Roadmap to Success MADISON / April 15, 2016–The Madison School District, together with Madison College, the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, the… Continue Reading WDBSCW to partner with Madison Schools with $400K Joyce Foundation grant

RFP for WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Now Available

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… Continue Reading RFP for WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Now Available

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… Continue Reading Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan now available for public comment

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

In the News: Middle College prepares students for success

September 22, 2014 Editor’s Note: News article reposted from the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen’s September 22, 2014 article by Terri Pederson: http://www.wiscnews.com/bdc/news/local/article_af1069b4-f873-5a22-92ba-2285669dee96.html Middle College prepares students for success BEAVER DAM—Students are benefiting from a program at Moraine Park Technical College that… Continue Reading In the News: Middle College prepares students for success

News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires MADISON, WI — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), a private, not-for-profit firm focused on developing innovative and demand-driven workforce solutions to serve business and… Continue Reading News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires

The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!

We’re seeking new team members! The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), located in Madison, Wisconsin, is a nonprofit organization comprised of members committed to preparing our regional workforce for the needs of industry. We’re a small organization that plays a big… Continue Reading The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!

Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires

A $75,000 Fast Forward grant awarded to the Workforce Development Board and 10 Wisconsin companies will focus efforts to “attract workers who hadn’t considered construction careers before undergoing training, including women and ethnic minorities” through programming like the Foundations for the Trades… Continue Reading Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires

Mature Workforce Summit showcases benefits, solutions to retain and reengage aging workforce

As part of the Mature Workforce Campaign, the Workforce Development Board convened high-level executives and human resource professionals to attend a special summit around the mature workforce on April 24 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The event, “Responding to a Maturing… Continue Reading Mature Workforce Summit showcases benefits, solutions to retain and reengage aging workforce