Destination Success is the theme for the 2017 MAWD Conference, set for May 10-12. The role of today’s workforce professional is as important as ever and MAWD provides Missouri’s most comprehensive workforce conference. Conference tracks are planned for the categories of operations, success skills, fiscal, youth, business services, and case management. New to the 2017 Read More
MAWD is pleased to announce the Local Excellence Award in Partnership (LEAP). This award is designed to promote WIOA partnering activities through the local Workforce Development Boards. Each Local Workforce Development Board is encouraged to submit their application based on the following criteria: How funds will be used to promote an existing or new initiative Read More
The American Council on Education (ACE) and Credly announced today that participants in ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) will now be able to issue digital credentials through Credly, making it easier for working professionals to request academic credit for workplace training and to share evidence of their achievements online. For more than four decades, Read More
Each year, MAWD awards several high-profile recognitions of excellence at the annual conference. These awards honor key achievements, but also benefit all professionals by highlighting accomplishments that promote the value of the workforce system as a whole.
In preparation for the 2017-2018 cycle, MAWD is seeking nominations for its board of directors. The annual conference will serve as the election venue. Open positions this year include three at-large board positions for two-year terms, President-Elect, Secretary, Membership Chair, Business Relations Chair, and Public Information Chair. Download the Board Application from MAWD (PDF) Each Read More
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MAWD participates in state and national coalitions to spread the word about the benefits and roles of workforce development. Missouri’s economy is made stronger every day thanks in part to the workforce system.