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.
In preparation for the 2016-2017 cycle, MAWD is seeking nominations for its board of directors. The annual conference will serve as the election venue. Open positions this year include three at-large board positions for two-year terms. the committee chair position is open for the Public Information for a one-year term. Download the Board Application from MAWD (PDF) Each Read More
Missouri’s Got Talent! The 2016 annual conference for MAWD is set to prove it. Conference organizers are close to finalizing the conference lineup, but paused to provide a sneak peak for members and future attendees. The final schedule is subject to change, but the initial session plans can help attendees take the step in finalizing Read More
ACT today announced plans to create the Center for Workforce Advancement to better position ACT as a national and international leader in workforce and career solutions. The Center will support large-scale workforce and career advocacy efforts at the national level. The developments are very positive for areas within Missouri that fully leverage ACT’s workforce tools to grow regional Read More
More Missourians than ever before are earning a postsecondary credential; however, more must be done to provide all students with opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in a rapidly changing world. Those opening words included in the Executive Summary for Missouri’s new Blueprint for Higher Education point toward the agency embracing Read More
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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.