Expanding our relationship with NAWB to make this wide array of resources available enables individual career centers to better serve job seekers and better support local economic development," said Dawn Gerrain, senior vice president for skills and global product management at Cengage Learning.
The custom NAWB portal developed by Cengage Learning offers resources for both job seekers and the employees at workforce development boards who serve them.
This partnership with Cengage Learning provides NAWB an opportunity to offer our members easily-accessible, low-cost professional development tools and courses," said Ron Painter, NAWB Chief Executive Officer, "we look forward to our members' feedback as we continue to expand available learning opportunities.
As both workforce and human service professionals face unprecedented pressures for service and resources, NAWB
and APHSA are willing partners in supporting such efforts in San Mateo and throughout the rest of the country.
International speakers, corporate keynoters and NAWB
The NAWB International Workforce Day kicks off with a keynote on Employment & Skills in the Global Marketplace, followed by an Embassy Panel that examines international responses to the global recession.
All workforce, economic development and education organizations and stakeholders, policymakers, businesses, chambers, and industry associations are invited to join NAWB in the nation's capitol for a fascinating day of interaction and conversation with workforce professionals from around the world.
For more information and the full schedule, or to register for International Workforce Day and/or the NAWB Annual Forum, go to www.
supports and promotes the work of its members through a comprehensive program of advocacy, technical assistance, and communications activities.
During Forum 2005, held on March 3-5, 2005, the NAWB
hosted decision makers from Workforce Investment Boards, as well as leaders of business, political, education, labor, and community groups, at a collective gathering to chart a course for workforce excellence.