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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July 29, 2021
The CWDC is excited to announce a total of $2.25 million in grant funding via HB21-1264 that is now available to eligible entities through a competitive application process. Applications are due Sept. 3.
July 29, 2021
Partners in the TalentFOUND network collaborated to produce a job quality framework to outline features of a good job and lay out practical steps local communities, employers, and leaders can take to improve job quality in Colorado.
July 27, 2021
The CWDC is looking for industry partners from businesses, advisories, workforce development, and others to join an advisory committee to participate in the review of our industry-recognized credentials lists.

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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.