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Groups Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Originally published by Channel 3000 JANESVILLE, Wis. — Groups across south-central Wisconsin are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week. In Rock County, the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and Blackhawk Technical College teamed up to host an event aimed at teaching business members and educators how to build a workforce pipeline through youth and registered apprenticeship

Groups Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week2022-11-16T16:24:26-06:00

Governor Evers and Wisconsin State Officials to Attend WRTP | BIG STEP’s Apprenticeship Career Day & Fair

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, WRTP | BIG STEP of South Central Wisconsin and the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin are hosting an Apprenticeship Career Day & Fair on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Plumbers Local 75 Training Center, 2102 E Springs Dr., Madison, WI.

Governor Evers and Wisconsin State Officials to Attend WRTP | BIG STEP’s Apprenticeship Career Day & Fair2022-11-16T08:52:57-06:00

The Biden administration wants to expand broadband access and job opportunities for women and people of color

Originally published by The 19th The federal government is investing $65 billion in expanding broadband, and two-thirds of that money will be directed toward programs that encourage better hiring and retention practices for women and people of color, who have been severely underrepresented in the field. Broadband is expected to add 36,000 telecommunications equipment

The Biden administration wants to expand broadband access and job opportunities for women and people of color2022-11-07T13:08:05-06:00

WRTP | BIG STEP is a National Digital Inclusion Alliance Affiliate

WRTP | BIG STEP is proud to announce that we are a National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) affiliate. As an NDIA affiliate, our vision is that everyone has the opportunity to use technology to live, learn, work, and thrive. Digital equity is most effectively driven by community efforts that combine affordable home broadband service,

WRTP | BIG STEP is a National Digital Inclusion Alliance Affiliate2022-11-01T11:30:21-05:00

WRTP | BIG STEP changing workforce cultures through training

In the 1990s, Milwaukee’s traditional industry base faced a lot of challenges. The combination of the recovery of manufacturing, retirement of an aging workforce and the diversification of the regional economy created a growing skills shortage. It was during this time period that the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership was founded to meet some of

WRTP | BIG STEP changing workforce cultures through training2022-10-17T09:19:31-05:00

The Daily Reporter to Honor WRTP | BIG STEP at the 2022 Newsmakers of the Year Awards

WRTP | BIG STEP is thrilled to be named the 2022 Workforce Development Organization of the Year by The Daily Reporter. Each year, The Daily Reporter honors construction and development industry estimators, educators, innovators, project managers, builders, unsung heroes, and others through their Newsmakers of the Year awards. The 2022 honorees were announced on

The Daily Reporter to Honor WRTP | BIG STEP at the 2022 Newsmakers of the Year Awards2022-08-31T15:19:27-05:00

WRTP | BIG STEP Named Apprenticeship Ambassador by US DOL

As published by the Daily Reporter On July 12, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced its first cohort of Apprenticeship Ambassadors and Wisconsin workforce intermediary WRTP | BIG STEP is honored to be among them. The cohort includes community-based organizations, educators, employers, equity partners, industry associations, labor organizations, state organizations, program sponsors, and

WRTP | BIG STEP Named Apprenticeship Ambassador by US DOL2022-08-10T17:03:31-05:00

Integrity is Everything: With Great Funding Comes Great Responsibility

Integrity is Everything: With Great Funding Comes Great Responsibility Last week I had the honor and privilege of speaking at the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Workforce Summit at the White House, hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris, Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and White House ARP Coordinator and Special Assistant to President Biden

Integrity is Everything: With Great Funding Comes Great Responsibility2022-07-22T14:46:42-05:00

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the American Rescue Plan Workforce Development Summit

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the American Rescue Plan Workforce Development Summit From day one, President Biden and I knew that to overcome these historic economic challenges, we needed to make a historic investment in our nation’s working families. We needed to build an economy that works for working people. And that is

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the American Rescue Plan Workforce Development Summit2022-07-14T16:40:48-05:00

White House Announces over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan Investments in Our Workforce – With More Coming

White House Announces over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan Investments in Our Workforce – With More Coming Vice President Kamala Harris to deliver remarks at White House Summit and reinforce call for state and local leaders to invest American Rescue Plan funds to help more Americans secure good-paying jobs On Wednesday, the White

White House Announces over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan Investments in Our Workforce – With More Coming2022-07-13T14:53:07-05:00
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