IAWP Membership: Unlock the Doors to Over 20 Professional Development Opportunities

The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) provides a range of resources and opportunities to help members advance their careers in the workforce development field. From training and workshops and career development programs, IAWP has everything you need to take your career to the next level.

  1. Certification: Achieve professional recognition and credibility by becoming a Certified Workforce Professional. IAWP’s certification program is designed to help members demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in the field, and reap the rewards that come with being recognized as a leader in the industry.
  2. Chapters: IAWP’s chapter organizations are a great way to get more involved in the organization and to make the most of your membership. Each chapter is led by a group of volunteer officers who plan and organize events, activities, and meetings for the members within their geographic region.
  3. Workforce Professional Development Program: IAWP’s Workforce Professional Development Program is the oldest and most comprehensive program of its kind. Designed to help members develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed, it features a variety learning resources to help you stay current in your field.
  4. Workforce News: Stay informed about the latest trends and developments in workforce development with a subscription to IAWP’s Workforce News. This regular publication covers the latest news and research on the workforce development field, and provides insights into how these changes might impact you and your clients.
  5. IAWP Newsline: IAWP’s team of experts scours the world of workforce news and provides members with regular updates on the latest developments in the field. This valuable resource keeps members informed and up-to-date on the issues that matter most to them.
  6. Member Discounts: IAWP members enjoy substantial discounts on training, webinars, conferences, certification, and more. These discounts can help members save money and access resources that can help them advance their careers.
  7. Mentorship Program: Connect with experienced workforce leaders through IAWP’s Mentorship Program. Whether you’re looking for guidance and support, or want to share your knowledge and experience with others, this program is a valuable resource for members.
  8. Member Interest Groups: Connect with like-minded individuals in the workforce development field through IAWP’s virtual member interest groups. Share resources, discuss best practices, and collaborate with your peers to solve problems and achieve common goals.
  9. Online Training Library: IAWP members have access to a wealth of online training resources, including e-learning courses, archived webinars, and more. These resources are designed to help members improve their skills and knowledge, and assist their clients.
  10. Leadership Development: Develop new leadership skills and refine existing ones through IAWP’s volunteer opportunities. These opportunities provide valuable training, experience and give members a chance to contribute to the workforce development community.
  11. Curated Resources: IAWP’s team of experts curates the best resources on workforce development to help members improve their skills and knowledge, and assist their customers. These resources include articles, reports, and other materials that are relevant and up-to-date.
  12. Networking Opportunities: IAWP offers various opportunities for members to connect and network with other professionals in the workforce development field. These opportunities include conferences, webinars, and member interest groups. Networking with other professionals can help members build relationships, learn from other experts, and gain new perspectives on the field.
  13. Access to Industry Experts: IAWP’s wide network of industry experts and thought leaders can provide members with valuable insight and advice on current workforce development trends and best practices.
  14. Research and Data: IAWP compiles research on workforce development issues, and makes this information available to members to help them make informed decisions and stay current on industry trends.
  15. Legislative and Regulatory Updates: IAWP provides members with updates on the latest legislative and regulatory developments that may impact the workforce development field. staying informed on these changes, members can ensure that they are in compliance and can adjust their practices accordingly to best serve their clients and the industry.
  16. Research and Data: IAWP compiles research on workforce development issues, and makes this information available to members to help them make informed decisions and stay current on industry trends.
  17. Awards and Recognition: IAWP recognizes and honors the achievements of members through its awards program, which highlights individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the workforce development field.
  18. Community Service: IAWP encourages members to give back to their communities through volunteer and service activities. These activities help members make a difference in the lives of individuals and families in their communities and also demonstrate their commitment to the workforce development field.
  19. Conference and Events: IAWP hosts a number of conferences and events throughout the year, where members can attend workshops, presentations, and networking sessions to stay current in the field, and connect with other professionals.
  20. Public Policy: IAWP keeps its members informed about key public policy developments that affect workforce development. Members can use this information to stay informed about key policy issues and advocate for policies that support workforce development.
  21. International Community: IAWP has an international community of workforce professionals from around the world, providing an excellent opportunity for members to connect with professionals from different cultures and backgrounds, and gain new insights into the field.
  22. Workforce Partner Directory: A valuable member benefit that connects workforce professionals with solution providers. This powerful tool helps professionals find the resources they need to support their efforts, ultimately saving time and resources.

The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) offers a wealth of resources and opportunities to help individuals advance their careers in the workforce development field. From certification programs, to chapter organizations, professional development programs, and access to industry experts and curated resources, IAWP provides its members with the tools and support they need to succeed. Additionally, members can take advantage of discounts, mentorship programs, networking opportunities, and leadership development opportunities to further their professional growth. Thank you for being a member and if you’re not please click here to join us today.