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

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May 5, 2021
Registration is now open for the Work-based Learning Incubator Convening. We hope you will join us on June 3-4 for this virtual convening to support the development of high-quality work-based learning experiences in K-12 environments.
April 30, 2021
The CWDC is excited to announce the launch of the Lives Empowered Career Navigation Pilot. This pilot has been created to support career advancement for frontline employees and improve retail companies' ability to attract and retain high-quality talent. 
April 29, 2021
Colorado is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with plans to stabilize, accelerate, and prepare for immediate and long-term economic recovery. To support these efforts, the CWDC is excited to announce the launch of the Summer/Fall 2021 Technical Assistance Modules.

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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.