Colorado Workforce Development Council

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Welcome to the new CWDC website! Learn more about the site.

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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May 19, 2020
The CWDC has opened a grant opportunity for communities across Colorado committed to advancing work-based learning strategies. Interested communities should apply at cwdccommunitysupport.com by May 28, 2020.
May 7, 2020
The CWDC awarded nearly $250,000 in Talent Accelerator Grants to five communities focused on upskilling frontline workers. Communities will pilot innovative approaches to skill development and career advancement for incumbent frontline workers in the retail, hospitality, and food and beverage industries. 
May 5, 2020
Representatives from CDHE, PAIRIN, and the CWDC worked to update the My Colorado Journey homepage to better speak to its three key audiences: job seekers, students, and professional users.

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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.