Colorado Workforce Development Council

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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


Helping Colorado businesses attract, hire, develop, and retain talent.


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September 22, 2020
The CWDC is excited to announce the September release of the Talent Development Playbook: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, which focuses on how DEI practices can benefit businesses and workers.
September 16, 2020
The CWDC has announced a new round of retail sector partnership grant funds totaling $375,000. Active retail sector partnerships in Colorado are eligible to apply for this grant.
September 15, 2020
Hear from CWDC Managing Director Lee Wheeler-Berliner about the value of Colorado’s workforce system as well his recent conversation with local workforce directors on the Colorado Business Roundtable podcast.

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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.