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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January 24, 2022
Earlier this month, the Nationals Governor Association (NGA) released a new issue brief featuring case studies from the 10 states, including Colorado, who participated in the inaugural cohort of the NGA Workforce Innovation Network.
January 21, 2022
Jan. 21, 2022 - Colorado's 2022 legislative session began on Jan. 12 and is scheduled to run through early May. Since the beginning of the legislative session last week, more than 200 bills have been introduced.
January 12, 2022
In 2021 the CWDC engaged with partners across the state to drive forward talent development efforts in Colorado and help the state move towards economic recovery. Read our highlights from the past year.
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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.