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PA WDB Symposium
The Changing Face of
Workforce Development

October 1-3, 2018
The Penn Stater Hotel
& Conference Center, State College









Who We Are

The PA Workforce Development Association (PWDA) serves as the voice of the Pennsylvania workforce development system and a clearinghouse for workforce development information statewide. PWDA develops and provides professional training to local workforce development boards, while continuing proactive advocacy efforts on behalf of the workforce development system.

Check out the WIOA Guide for Local Elected Officials here.

Success Stories

PWDA Award Winners Recognized

PWDA congratulates the 2018 Governor’s Employer and Governor’s Achievement Award winners, named jointly by PWDA and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry at PWDA’s Annual Conference. Governor’s Employer Award winners: GMS Mine Repair & Maintenance, nominated by Southwest Corner WDB; CJL Engineering, nominated by Southern Alleghenies WDB; and IMET Corporation, nominated by Bucks County WDB. Governor’s Achievement Award winners: Kenneth Rogers/Adult Category, nominated by West Central Job Partnership; and Cheyenne Davis/Youth Category, nominated by Southwest Corner WDB.



PA Workforce Development Association