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The official podcast of the California Workforce Association. CWA's mission is to enhance and inspire California’s local workforce development boards and their partners through strategic advocacy, partnership convening, and capacity building. Your host is Bob Lanter, Executive Director of CWA. To learn more about CWA, visit http://calworkforce.org/
||CleanE15: Current Workforce Initiatives in California||Tim Rainey, Executive Director of the California Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss current workforce initiatives in California.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE14: Systems Design For Workforce||Walter Di Mantova from Powerminds Inc, and John Baker from Core Factors, join the program to discuss the application of systems design for workforce development.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE13: Career Tech Education in California- Trends and Opportunities||Donna Wyatt, Director of the Career and College Transitions at California State Department of Education, joins the program to discuss what career tech education is, how it is currently being delivered through the California education system, and some...||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE12: Disability Employment Awareness- Part 2||Joe Xavier, director at the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), returns to the program to discuss employment of youth with disabilities. To learn more visit www.calworkforce.org||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE11: Disability Employment Awareness- Part 1||With Joe Xavier||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE10: The Power of Apprenticeship Programs||Bob Lanter, Executive Director of the California Workforce Association, discusses the benefits of apprenticeship programs in general, and more specifically about the Workforce Development Professional Apprenticeship Program in California. ...||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE09: Keys To WIOA Implementation||Bob Lanter, Executive Director of CWA, shares his thoughts on the current state of the workforce system, and shares takeaways for workforce boards, workforce professionals and business owners. To learn more, visit http://calworkforce.org/||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE08: Why Workforce Boards Matter||Bob Lanter interviews several directors of workforce boards from California as well as two workforce board chairs to explore why workforce boards matter and the benefits that they provide. This episode was recorded live at The NAWB Forum 2017 and...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE07: Federal Trends in Workforce and Job Training||With Chris Andresen||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE06: Lessons From The Youth@Work Conference||In this episode Bob Lanter discusses lessons learned from the 2017 Youth@Work Conference and the takeaways for workforce boards and professionals. Bob shares some surprising insights from the conference and actionable steps that you can take to...||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE05: Arel Moodie On Reaching and Engaging Youth||Arel Moodie discusses what it takes to reach and engage youth, as well as the work he is doing at the CWA Youth@Work Conference. Arel also shares the importance of likeability and the mindset that it takes for young people to achieve...||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE04: Innovative Practices in Workforce Development||Amy Wallace, Assistant Director for Workforce Innovation at the California Workforce Development Board, discusses the importance of innovation in workforce development, both in California and nationally. In this episode, you'll discover why...||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE03: Post Election Message||In this episode, Bob Lanter, President of CWA, discusses his thoughts about why the workforce development system remains more relevant than ever, regardless of which administration is in the White House. Discover the workforce narrative that we need...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE02: Creating Successful Industry Sector Partnerships||With Lindsey Woolsey||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE01: How WIOA Is Being Implemented In California||In this episode you'll discover how WIOA is changing the way that workforce boards are operating in California and across the country. Discover the changes that are happening as a result of WIOA and what that means for the workforce development...||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Bob Lanter is a tremendous host, talking about the single most important issue in the country... jobs. And the workforce development system that leads the way to getting people jobs and serving the nation's businesses.
Great resource for new and experienced directors alike
Bob is the perfect host for a format like this. Amenable, well-paced, and asking great questions. As a new workforce director, I enjoy listening to these to catch up on everything I’ve missed before taking the role. Great resource.