Our Mission

WWDA is dedicated to improving the quality of Wisconsin’s workforce by supporting and maximizing the collective strength of the state’s local workforce development boards.

Value Proposition 2017-2020

  • Utilize the expertise of the business sector and workforce development professionals to guide the development of state and federal workforce policies and programs.

  • Convene and collaborate with key groups that impact the development of the Wisconsin workforce.

  • Improve awareness of the work of WWDA and its members.  
    Secure additional sources of flexible funding for workforce initiatives.

  • Connect the strengths of workforce boards to shape ideas, share best practices, and implement effective workforce development strategies.

2018 Priority Goals

  • WWDA as a State-level organization will be repositioned with the purpose to "guide the development of federal and state workforce policies and programs.”

  • Create products and services that garner flexible funding for workforce activities within local WDBs.

  • The local WDBs will create statewide sector collaborations and services with the private sector/associations.

  • Communicate, market and educate the role and efforts of the local WDBs




"“Success is no longer about changing strategies more often, but having the agility to execute multiple strategies concurrently. And success requires CEOs to develop the right leadership capabilities, workforce skills, and corporate cultures to support...transformation.”

— Pierre Nanterme