Member Benefits

The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) provides members a vast array of benefits including: Workforce Professional Benefits Discount to become a Certified Workforce Professional (CWP) The CWP credential after your name shows you are part of an outstanding group of workforce professionals who have extensive knowledge and experience in workforce issues as well as shows… Read More »

Memorial Services for George Strait

Memorial services for former IAWP leader, George Strait will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Funeral Caring USA, 2621 Mossrock Road in San Antonio, Texas from 3-5 PM. The Arbor Day Foundation or the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program are suggested for anyone who wishes to offer a memorial gift in George’s… Read More »

Monthly Program to Focus on New Members

Due to continued growth in new members, IAWP will host a series of welcome meetings to discuss the benefits of membership, and the other resources available to IAWP members. Membership Chair, Linda DeMore will present information on education, networking, a review of the online member system, chapter opportunities, publications, and more. The first meeting is… Read More »

2018 Election for Illinois Chapter Officers

Thank you for taking an active role in the Illinois Chapter.  Here are your 2018 candidates: PRESIDENT Isaac Burrows succeeded to President and will serve in this position for the 2018/2019 term. PRESIDENT -ELECT Sabrina Venegar Lisbeth Leanos VICE PRESIDENT Tiara Jones SECRETARY Shari Harding TREASURER Dominic Citarelli BOARD MEMBER-AT-LARGE Charles Young Marsetti Young Lloyd… Read More »

2018 Workforce Development Conference to Feature Documentary “Solutions To America’s Workforce Crisis”

The United States is crying out for solutions to its growing jobs crisis. Many adults—particularly individuals with no more than a high school education—struggle to obtain and maintain jobs that pay enough to support their families and permit upward mobility. At the same time, some employers report difficulty finding employees with the right skills to… Read More »

Linda DeMore

Hi, I’m Linda DeMore.  I am asking for your support and you likely have questions of Who, What and Why.  I am requesting your vote for Vice President of the International Association of Workforce Professionals.  Who am I?  Why do I want to lead the International Association of Workforce Professionals?  What do I hope to… Read More »

Voters Guide

Thank you for taking an active role as IAWP continues to grow, both in size and in terms of the benefits afforded Workforce Professionals. Please take time to review the following before casting your vote. Voting Provisions in Standing Rules, Policies & Procedures 2018/2019 Officer Candidates Mary Rogers – Candidate for President Elect Linda DeMore – Candidate… Read More »

2017 IAWP International Awards

By Linda DeMore IAWP made a dramatic change in our recognition program this year moving to 3 major awards that recognize outstanding achievement. The process was simplified with on-line submission process.  We received some exciting submissions in the Innovation in Workforce Systems and we will be sharing these ideas with you soon. Hopefully the ideas will… Read More »

Recognition Nomination Submission Turtorial

Report: Federal Agencies’ Could Enhance Collaboration Required by WIOA

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was enacted in 2014 and requires DOL, Education, and HHS to collaborate on an ongoing basis to implement the law. WIOA requirements involving interagency collaboration include issuing regulations, developing a common performance system, and overseeing state planning. In prior work, GAO identified leading practices that can enhance and… Read More »