Missouri’s Got Talent is the theme for the 2016 MAWD Conference. With WIOA implementation well underway, the MAWD Conference has a great lineup planned to help you excel as a workforce development professional. Conference tracts are planned for the categories of operations, success skills, fiscal, youth, business services, and case management. Topics under development include Read More
Missouri’s emerging strategies for career pathways, sector partnerships, and credentialing for WIOA can find affirming advice in new research from the by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). Together with the Aspen Institute’s UpSkill America, i4cp found that while 89% of organizations currently offer development opportunities to frontline workers, and 98% of these indicate plans to maintain Read More
The Missouri Association for Workforce Development awards two scholarships each year valued at $1,500 each for post-secondary training. MAWD grants the scholarships to either a member of MAWD or the spouse of children of a MAWD member. The scholarship is presented at the annual MAWD conference. Applications are now available online and must be submitted Read More
It is estimated that nearly 6.7 million young adults are out of school and out of work, and service providers are working hard to help these young adults secure employment. But little is known about what types of assistance help young adults access employment, what employment characteristics influence whether a job is a good fit Read More
Missouri’s top leaders make their way back to the 2016 MAWD conference for the super session panel on WIOA. One of the most popular features of last year’s conference, the WIOA panel provided a glimpse in Missouri’s implementation of the decade’s most important federal workforce legislation. One year into WIOA’s implementation, this panel session and Read More
Learn from the best and brightest to propel your career in workforce development. From the MAWD Conference, to webinars, helpful articles, and everything in between, MAWD has you covered.
The mawd.us website is MAWD’s gateway for trends in workforce development, both statewide and nationally. Check out the resource links or dig deeper into workforce news.
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.