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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June 16, 2021
The 2021 Legislative Session concluded on Tuesday, June 8. Throughout the session, a number of bills related to talent development were passed that will help accelerate Colorado’s recovery.
June 15, 2021
Recent state and federal investments in workforce training and education programs provide an opportunity for us to both improve access to high-quality jobs for Coloradans and help employers get the workers they need to thrive. To ensure these talent development investments are aligned with industry needs, the deadline for the Bridging the Talent Gap employer survey has been extended through June…
June 14, 2021
The CWDC is excited to welcome CJ Antinori to the team as the new Grant Administrator. In her role, CJ will lead the administration and logistics of grants to aid in workforce recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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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.