Education Career Pathways, Early Childhood Education

Renise Walker, Senior Consultant for the Colorado Workforce Development Council sits down with us to talk about education career pathways in early childhood education. Joining Renise is Dr. Thomas Hartman, CWDC Consultant, Dr. Katy Anthes, Commissioner for the Colorado Department of Education, Dr. Jeff Kuhr, Executive Director for Mesa County Public Health, Dr. Pamela Harris, Executive Director for Mile High Early Learning, and Lindsey Vigoda, Colorado Outreach Manager at Small Business Majority.

Find the Career Pathway Maps here, and the Early Childhood Leadership Commission here.

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55+ Coloradans and the Workforce

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist for the Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us to talk about the senior workforce community in Colorado. Joining Britta is Karen Brown, past chair and current member of the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, and Phil Nash, Executive Director of Boomers Leading Change.

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2019 Legislative Session

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us to talk about how the 2019 legislative session will impact business, education, and workforce development. Lee’s guests include Representative Dominique Jackson and Pat Teegarden, Director of Policy and Research at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Listen LIVE at 4:00 on Denver’s Money Talk 1690 AM or watch our livestream at cobrt.com/live.

Rural Colorado & Workforce Development

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us to talk about the rural sectors in Colorado. Joining Britta is Clarke Becker, Director of Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium, Dawn M. Robards, Regional Director of the Eastern Workforce Region, and Laura Lewis Marchino, Executive Director of Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado.

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State Agencies and Their Role in Talent Development

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us for a discussion on Colorado state agencies and their role in talent development. Lee’s guests include Joe Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), Angie Paccione, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE), and Betsy Markey, Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). Learn more about the Opportunity Zones here.

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TalentFOUND Presents: Lives Empowered

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us to talk about Lives Empowered and other Retail Sector Partnerships.

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TalentFOUND Presents: Summer Jobs and Youth Internships

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist joins us to talk about Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Summer Job Program.

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Talent Pipeline: The Importance of Youth Engagement

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the importance of youth engagement in strengthening the talent pipeline. Britta’s guest is Jenny Smith, Talent Pipeline Liaison for the Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative, and the Chair for the State Youth Council.

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Talent Pipeline

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss their recent restructuring. Lee’s guests include Dr. Thomas Hartman, consultant for the CWDC and Melissa Martin, Director of Pathways in Career and Technical Education for the Colorado Community College System.

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TalentFOUND: Lives Empowered Through Retail Careers

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss their retail sector partnerships. Stephanie’s guests are Tony Anderson, Interim Director of Workforce Services at OEDIT and Lynda Campbell, Director of Training and Development at Stonebridge Companies.

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Construction Apprenticeships: How to Build Your Career

Wendy Brors, Assistant Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council. Wendy’s guest is Cori Gerlitz, Executive Director of the Construction Industry Training Council.  They will discuss opportunities for training and apprenticeships in the field of construction.

 

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TalentFOUND Shares 2017 Talent Pipeline Report

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss TalentFOUND: Creating the Colorado Talent Pipeline: 2017 Talent Pipeline Report. We will explore the data and research in the recently released Talent Pipeline Report including top jobs for 2018, what does the "Future of Work" look like and how Colorado can better prepare people for great jobs now as well as the constant changes in the digital and more automated economy.

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Colorado Workforce Development Council, Stephanie Veck

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the Colorado Rises Strategic Plan, the "Master Plan:" for higher education in Colorado, with her guest is Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. They will also talk in-depth about career readiness, and respect for multiple paths to career success. 

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Workforce Talent Shortage - Attraction Strategies

Wrapping up our week-long focus is week on Connect & Collaborate our focus is on Colorado’s Workforce Talent Shortage. Stephanie Veck and Wendy Brors from the Colorado Workforce Development Council join us to recap and discuss the incredible solutions that industries are working on to close the skills gap. 

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