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- Review the comprehensive summary on the UW Colleges and UW-Extension restructuring focus groups
- WEDC, regional organizations launch statewide initiative to address workforce development needs
- Data: Dig into wage and growth by job sector
- Wausau hosts Joseph Project
UW System restructure approved: The Higher Learning Commission has approved the University of Wisconsin System's plan to restructure UW Colleges and the UW-Extension. “We are thrilled the Higher Learning Commission has examined, reviewed, and approved our restructuring plan,” said Board of Regents Vice President Drew Petersen. “This decision – pivotal to our future success – will pave the path forward toward systemwide implementation efforts.” For more information on the restructuring, click here.
Educator Workforce Tours: The 2018 Educator Workforce Tours are scheduled for Thursday, August 30, and will bring together local K-12 and post-secondary education partners to participate in private tours of regional businesses. This year’s tours include stops at County Materials Corporation and Liberty Mutual Group.
Auto collision repair careers: The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board is offering a unique opportunity at Northcentral Technical College to individuals who would like to start a career in the auto collision repair and refinishing industry, with tuition covered by grant funds through the Department of Workforce Development Fast Forward Grant Program. For more information, click here or contact Ray Rogers at 715-321-1202.
Inspire Central Wisconsin Training: The Inspire Central Wisconsin initiative brings together education and industry to help students and job seekers achieve their goals and address communities’ workforce development needs. For more information on Inspire Central Wisconsin or to schedule a training session, contact Renae Krings.
Joseph Project update: The Joseph Project is a faith-based jobs initiative which has participants attend a life skills training program with an opportunity to connect with local companies with job openings. The intake sessions for the fifth class were held on May 24 and May 31 in Wausau. For more information, contact Chris Zeman at 719-313-7534.