WIOA Roundtable

May 9th

 

7:00 AM

Registration and breakfast

8:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Ceremony

8:30 AM

"Charting the Course Through Demographic Change"
John Maketa, the Vice President of Corporate Development for Performance Assessment Network (PAN), will be joining us to speak on demographics and workforce trends. John Maketa is a senior business strategist, author, and executive coach focusing on workforce trends and 21st century skill development.
Location: Grand Ballroom

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

Breakout Sessions

  • Disability Awareness
  • Credit for Prior Learning
  • WIOA Partners 101
  • WIOA Performance Accountability System
  • Demographics and Workforce
  • Youth Apprenticeship – Seeking the American Dream Through Engagement with Your Workforce Development Boards

11:45 AM

Lunch

  • Remarks from Governor Walker Location: Grand Ballroom

1:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

  • NCRC: Communicating the value of the value of the NCRC to employers and job seekers
  • WIOA Partners Working Together – Best Practices on Collaboration
  • Youth Career Readiness in Wisconsin
  • WIOA Youth Program in Depth
  • ADA Basics and Reasonable Accommodations
  • New Developments in Wisconsin Apprenticeships: Expanding Apprenticeship into Information Technology, Health Care, and Other Sectors

2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

  • Disability Awareness
  • Office of Veteran Services - Program Overview
  • Human Perception and Customer Service
  • 10 Important Things to Know about Adult Basic Education
  • WIOA Performance Accountability System
  • Youth Career Readiness in Wisconsin

5:00 PM

Casual Networking
Opportunity for workforce professionals to get to know colleagues and counterparts from across the state. Not DWD sponsored.
Location: The Clubhouse Sports Pub and Grill

May 10th

8:00 AM

Registration and breakfast

8:30 AM

Welcome and Remarks from WTCS President Morna Foy and DWD Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell

9:00 AM

"Career Pathways: Collaboration and Partnership in Action"
Judy Mortrude is the director of CLASP's Alliance for Quality Career Pathways and a Senior Policy Analyst with the Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success. With over 30 years of experience in workforce education, she'll be sharing valuable insights on Career Pathways.
Location: Grand Ballroom

9:45 AM

Break

10:00 AM

Breakout Sessions

  • Offender Re-Entry Initiatives
  • One-Stop, One Brand: Wisconsin's Recommendations for Meeting American Job Center Network Branding Requirements
  • Job Service and School District Partnerships
  • Milwaukee - Collaboration in an Urban Environment
  • On Ramps and Models for Serving Populations with Challenges in a Career Pathway
  • LifeWork$ Summer Employment Program: WIOA Partner Collaboration

11:30 AM

Lunch

  • Remarks from Lt. Governor Kleefisch Location: Grand Ballroom

12:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

  • Connecting the Dots: Data Driven Employment Planning
  • Apprenticeship BINGO
  • Career Pathways Stackable Credentials Showcase
  • New Skills for Youth – A Regional Approach to Career Pathways
  • NEW Manufacturing Alliance
  • Offender Re-Entry Initiatives

2:00 PM

Break

2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

  • Evidence-Based Development
  • Introduction to Effective Communication with Plain Language
  • Career Pathways Stackable Credentials Showcase
  • Best Practices in Business Services
  • TANF and WIOA in Wisconsin
  • How Partnering with Community-Based Literacy Agencies Can Help You Meet WIOA Measures

3:30 PM

Conference Adjourns

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