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

September 20, 2023
A recent talent finance design workshop tasked participants to explore and develop new financial models that could enable more Coloradans—like paraprofessionals—to access education and training that results in employment in high-demand sectors. 
September 18, 2023
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September 15, 2023
Registration is now open for the 2023 Healthcare Workforce Summit taking place on Oct. 26. Join the CWDC and partners for this no-cost hybrid convening to address healthcare workforce shortages.



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.