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The Symposium 2019
Bringing together Policy + Peers + Practices

A Huge Success!


Youth Day Summit
Inspiring Youth
Hershey Country Club
Hershey, PA
November 19, 2019


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.


Success Stories

Governor’s Achievement Award to Employers: Ford Business Machines

Ford Business Machines prioritizes top-notch customer service with an added touch of passion, persistence, and innovation. Partnering with the local PA CareerLink®, Ford Business has supported their business growth and expansion into additional counties, prioritizes up-skilling of their new hires and incumbent workers, raises awareness on career opportunities for the future workforce, as well as giving back to their community. Bill Thompson, Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Development Board, extended heartfelt remarks “Congratulations to Ford Business Machines,Inc. on the Governor’s Achievement Award. The award recognizes their active role in growing and supporting the Fayette County community.”  


PA Workforce Development Association