Working Groups

The Council shall, under the guidance of the Chair, form working groups on an as-needed basis to formalize a structure for council members and stakeholders in Wisconsin's workforce and talent development system to actively participate in the maintenance, support and refinement of the system's activities.


Employment Training Infrastructure Working Group:

This group will focus on Priorities I and III of the Strategic Plan, and will cover issues including but not limited to: apprenticeship (RAs, YAs); WI Fast Forward; Internships; Career Pathways; industry specific training needs (e.g., healthcare, child care, IT).

Employment Training Infrastructure Membership List

June 18, 2021

Where:
Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting
Join by Phone: 1-608-571-2209
Phone Conference ID: 943 537 856#
Time:
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Meeting materials


April 21, 2021

Where:
Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting
Join by Phone: 1-608-571-2209
Phone Conference ID: 676 230 408#
Time:
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Meeting materials


MAY 13, 2020

Where:
WebEx/Virtual Meeting
Join By Phone: 1-414-655-0003;
Access Code: 922 630 210;
Time:
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Meeting materials


FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Where:
Dairyland Power
CEO Conference Room
3200 East Avenue S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Time:
9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


Growing Workforce Opportunities Working Group:

This group will focus on Priorities II, IV, and V of the Strategic Plan, and will address removing barriers; improving economic infrastructure (e.g., child care, transportation, health care), and attracting and retaining workers in Wisconsin.

Growing Workforce Opportunities Membership List

April 27, 2021

Where:
Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting
Join by Phone: 1-608-571-2209;
Phone Conference ID: 704 795 166#
Time:
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Meeting materials


OCTOBER 13, 2020

Where:
Zoom (Virtual) Meeting
Time:
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Meeting materials

MAY 8, 2020

Where:
Skype/Virtual Meeting
Participant Dial In: 608-316-9000;
Passcode: 82398150#;
Time:
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Meeting materials


FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Where:
Dairyland Power
CEO Conference Room South 2A/B
3200 East Avenue S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Time:
9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


WIOA Compliance and Resource Alignment Working Group:

This group will assist the Governor in carrying out his federally-mandated WIOA responsibilities while ensuring ongoing alignment of resources across sectors.

WIOA Compliance and Resource Alignment Membership List

April 26, 2021

Where:
Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting
Join by Phone: 1-608-571-2209
Phone Conference ID: 251 049 335#
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


November 10, 2020

Where:
WebEx/Virtual Meeting
Time:
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


MAY 15, 2020

Where:
WebEx/Virtual Meeting
Join By Phone: 1-415-655-0003;
Meeting Access Code: 924 886 184;
Time:
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Where:
Dairyland Power
Conference Center Room South 2/3
3200 East Avenue S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Time:
9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meeting materials


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee is a standing committee comprised of CWI officers and committee chairs. Its purpose is to oversee working committee and task force outcomes to ensure alignment across state strategies, local program coordination, and the effective use of resources.

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Former Committees

The following are no longer standing committees. These materials are retained for reference purposes.

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Partnership Development Committee is a CWI working committee new in 2017. The Partnership Development Committee assists in driving initiatives that ensure the building of workforce development systems that meet the needs of both job seekers of any age and ability and employers throughout Wisconsin.

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RESOURCE ALIGNMENT COMMITTEE

The Resource Alignment Committee is a CWI working committee new in 2017. The Resource Alignment Committee is creating an alignment of resources for innovative workforce and educational partnerships to assist in the development of game-changing reforms for the skills required in high-demand fields.

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STRATEGIC INITIATIVES COMMITTEE

The Strategic Initiatives Committee is a CWI working committee new in 2017. The Strategic Initiatives Committee provides oversight and management expertise on the state's strategic plan, develops and expands strategies for partnerships in in-demand sectors and occupations, and suggests and reviews strategies to enhance Wisconsin's various workforce systems.

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TASK FORCE ON MINORITY UNEMPLOYMENT

The Task Force on Minority Unemployment is charged with coordinating efforts across agencies and programs with the ultimate goal of reducing minority unemployment in the Milwaukee area.

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WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) COMMITTEE

The WIOA Committee is a CWI working committee new in 2017. The WIOA Committee assists the Governor in carrying out his statutory requirements in compliance with federal WIOA guidelines, as listed in 20 CFR § 679.130.

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WISCONSIN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

The Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Committee provides advice and counsel to state agencies, educational institutions, and the Wisconsin Legislature on matters related to agricultural education and workforce development. In addition the committee helps attract, develop and retain the superior workforce required to grow Wisconsin’s production agriculture, agribusiness, food and natural resource sectors.

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