— The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Wisconsin
Literacy will be holding a workforce training conference
Sept. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Country
Springs Hotel and Conference Center.
to Employment: Preparing Wisconsin's Job Seekers will
focus on worker training and support services at literacy
agencies, technical colleges, refugee agencies, community
organizations and in the workplace for individuals with
limited English language skills and academic barriers to
conference will offer an opportunity for employers and
educators to share strategies on worker training.
Scott Jansen, of the Department of Workforce Development
will highlight recent funding initiatives focused on job
creation and job training.
sessions will include Connecting Adult Learners to Small
Business Training; Connecting to new Employment Services
at the Job Centers; Training Programs on Safety and Worker
Rights with OSHA; Enhancing Communication, Cultural
Understanding and Learning in Multilingual Work
Environments and several other topics pertinent to
bird registration is available through Sept. 5. To
register or for more information, visit
www.wisconsinliteracy.org or call 608-257-1655.