The vision of the Colorado Workforce Development Council is that every Colorado employer has access to a skilled workforce and every Coloradan has the opportunity for meaningful employment, resulting in individual and statewide economic prosperity.

The CWDC’s mission is to enhance and sustain a skills-based talent development network that meets the needs of employers, workers, job seekers, and learners for today and tomorrow.

The CWDC's values are equity, agility, and integration. Learn more

May 11, 2023
Workforce and economic development go hand in hand to drive growth and create thriving communities, and as we celebrate Economic Development Week, we recognize the interconnectedness of our work. 
May 2, 2023
FirstLight Home Care entered the CWDC’s Good Jobs Pilot to improve their recruitment and retention of quality workers and increase employee engagement.
April 27, 2023
The CWDC will be presenting during the EDCC's Regional Economic Development Forum on May 10 in the session “Harnessing the Green Energy Movement.”



The CWDC Office supports and oversees multiple boards and commissions. Learn more about the Council, BEL Commission, State Youth Council, and State Rehabilitation Council below.

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TalentFOUND comprises the systems, partners, programs, and initiatives offering services to ensure that students, job seekers, and workers have access to meaningful careers, and employers have access to skilled talent. Learn more.