AIWP provides quality professional development to Iowa’s workforce professionals through an annual conference and monthly professional development webinars that offer the latest information on training and emerging workforce issues.
Virtual Professional Development Series
As part of AIWP’s commitment to professional development, we are hosting a monthly Professional Development Webinar Series! Each month, we will feature an expert on a topic related to workforce development in Iowa. It is our hope that these professional development opportunities will continue to keep you and your staff engaged with best practices throughout the year.
September 24, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Joe Collins, Education Consultant for Iowa DOE, will share some of the new efforts by the Iowa Department of Education to provide career pathways materials, industry-specific work-based learning guidance, and leverage new data analytics to better understand and address skilled workforce shortages.
In an effort to provide high-quality professional development for Iowa’s workforce professionals, AIWP hosts an annual two-day conference that takes place during late March/early April. The conference features speakers that provide in-depth professional development on a number of topics including, but not limited to:
Measureable skills gains
Work-based learning best practices
Serving persons with disabilities
Transitioning formerly incarcerated individuals into promising careers
Working with immigrant and refugee populations and English language learners in workforce centers
Intersectionality, implicit biases, and strategic inclusive communication
Program co-enrollment and title partnerships
Registered Apprenticeship programs
Engaging the business community on your local boards
Make sure to check back here for more information on the 2021 Annual AIWP Conference coming soon!