Missouri’s premiere conference for workforce development happens June 4th and 5th in Osage Beach. The annual MAWD conference brings together practitioners and leaders to strengthen the profession of training and employment. This year, conference planners targeted sessions in business services, case management, programs, youth, and new sessions for WIB volunteers and elected officials. Easy online registration and 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.
More than 1,200 Missouri employers are part of a growing list that tops 3,600 nationally for support of the National Career Readiness Certificate. The NCRC helps match employees to jobs based on verified skill levels. The support also helps local economies prosper through Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC). CWRC participating states, regions and counties offer Read More
The Missouri Association for Workforce Development (MAWD) is soliciting proposals for workshops to be presented at its conference to be held June 4th and 5th, 2014 at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake Ozark, Missouri. Our conference is growing and we expect at least 200 workforce development professionals, training professionals and business professionals to be in attendance. The Read More
Workforce professionals and lenders can improve their capacity to develop a trained workforce by working together more effectively. That’s the finding from a recent survey of Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) and from lender roundtables conducted by the Kansas City Fed. The findings were the subject of a recent webinar organized by the Kansas City Fed. Among 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.