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New Report Shows Central WI Dislocated Mill Workers Fared Remarkably Well

Posted in Media Releases on July 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2014 –  New report shows Central Wisconsin dislocated mill workers fared remarkably well Stevens Point, WI – A new report entitled “Serving Dislocated Workers from the Port…

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NCWWDB Hires Business Services Specialist

Posted in Media Releases on June 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2014 – NCWWDB Announces Ray Rogers as its New Business Services Specialist Stevens Point, WI -The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) is pleased…

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Metal Manufacturing Alliance Meeting

Posted in Media Releases on February 10, 2014

Stevens Point, WI – The Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturers Alliance (CWIMMA) will be holding a general informational meeting on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at Greenheck Corporation in Schofield, WI. CWIMMA is an action-based alliance of primarily metal fabrication and machining companies in central Wisconsin who have proactively banded together to help address the shortage of skilled welders, machinists and fabricators in its region.

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New Computer Skills Assessment Offered to Job Seekers

Posted in Media Releases on December 11, 2013

Stevens Point, WI – In acknowledgement of Wisconsin’s Computer Science Education Week, the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and its Job Center partners announce that they are implementing new services to assist job seekers in assessing and improving their basic computer skills, as well as exposing them to careers in Information Technology.

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1st Annual WIA Erhard Huettl Awards of Excellence Recipients

Posted in Media Releases on November 6, 2013

Workforce Development Area 6 (Adams, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas and Wood counties) – North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) selected and announced the 2013 recipients of its 1st Annual Erhard Huettl Awards of Excellence. Nominees were solicited throughout the Workforce Development Board’s nine-county region, for the following three categories: Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program Participant of the Year, Adult Program Participant of the Year, and Dislocated Worker Participant of the Year.

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Heavy Metal Tour

Posted in Media Releases on October 9, 2013

Nearly 1400 8th grade students from 22 school districts will be participating in the 2nd annual North Central WI “Heavy Metal Tour” tomorrow, October 9, 2013. In conjunction with 26 manufacturing employers, this event is sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB), Nicolet Area Technical College (NATC), Northcentral Technical College (NTC), Grow North Economic Development, Centergy, Northwoods Manufacturers Alliance, and the Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturers Alliance.

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NCWWDB Awards & 30 Year Anniversary (Media Advisory)

Posted in Media Releases on September 27, 2013

North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB), 3118 Suite A, Stevens Point, WI, 54481, recently selected the 2013 recipients of its WIA Awards of Excellence. Nominees were solicited throughout the Workforce Development Board’s nine-county region, for the following three categories: Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program Participant of the Year, WIA Adult Program Participant of the Year, and WIA Dislocated Worker Program Participant of the Year. NCWWDB’s Executive Director, Rene Daniels will introduced the 2013 recipients, and NCWWDB’s Board Chair, Kent Olson and former NCWWDB Director, Michael Irwin will present awards and certificates. The awards will be presented during NCWWDB’s Board Meeting to be held on September 27, 2013 at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau. The Board meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., the presentations and awards ceremony will begin at or about 10:15 a.m. The WIA Awards of Excellence is a NCWWDB premier event being held in recognition of the month of September being declared National Workforce Development Month. NCWWDB is also celebrating its 30th year anniversary with a kick-off presentation lead by former NCWWDB Director, Michael Irwin.

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27 Manufacturers to Participate in Heavy Metal Tour

Posted in Media Releases on September 17, 2013

Stevens Point, WI – Nearly 1500 8th grade students from 20 School Districts will be participating in the 2nd Annual North Central WI “Heavy Metal Tour” on October 9, 2013. In conjunction with 27 manufacturing employers, this event is sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB), Nicolet Area Technical College, Northcentral Technical College, Northwoods Manufacturers Alliance, and the Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturers Alliance.

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Kent Olson Named to New Council on Workforce Investment

Posted in Media Releases on May 8, 2013

Wausau, WI – Governor Walker has named the new membership of the Council on Workforce Investment, a federally mandated panel that will advise Walker and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on a comprehensive workforce development strategy and the allocation of federal workforce development funds.

Appointed by the governor to the new Council on Workforce Investment panel is the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board’s (NCWWDB) Chairman, Kent Olson.

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Kent Olson OP-ED Invest in the Existing Workforace System

Posted in Media Releases on February 12, 2013

The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) welcomes Governor Walker’s recent announcement of initiatives proposed to address the skills needs of Wisconsin’s employers, workers and job seekers. With the enactment of these proposals, Wisconsin will be joining the growing ranks of states that have dedicated state resources to use in combination with its existing federal monies to address the workforce development needs of its employers and workers.

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