News Release

Published on Friday, November 01, 2013

Western Technical College is hosting a New Directions luncheon that will feature information on the Wisconsin Fast Forward initiative to bring additional skilled workers to the state’s workforce. The luncheon will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Lunda Center, 319 7th St. N., La Crosse.

Director of the Office of Skills Development Scott Jansen, from the Department of Workforce Development, will discuss the Wisconsin Fast Forward grant program, which is designed to enable employers to develop worker training programs. He will also cover career pathways and other initiatives that focus on K-12 preparation for the workforce of the future.

Cost to attend the event is $20 and includes lunch. To register, contact Western’s Business and Industry Services at 608.785.9225 by Nov. 7.