The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc. has expanded its Schools2Skills™ program to educate high school and middle school students on careers in health care.
The Waukesha County Business Alliance believes all types of businesses, big or small, are important to the growth of Waukesha County. Small businesses comprise 92% of the Alliance’s membership and are a vital part of what makes Waukesha County a great place to live, work and play. The Alliance offers many benefits that are tailored [...]
The Alliance, in partnership with the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, was proud to submit a letter of support for these loans for the City of Waukesha's project to switch to Lake Michigan water. Click here to read the letter. Press release from the City of Waukesha: The Environmental Protection Agency has announced low-cost federal [...]
Our quarterly superintendent/president roundtable met on Wednesday, October 31 to discuss the future of the manufacturing industry with Tom Fotsch, chief operating officer for EmbedTek in Waukesha. Read more here. We're bringing in presidents and superintendents of school districts around Waukesha County to build partnerships and meet the workforce needs of Waukesha County's four high-growth [...]
Governor Scott Walker announced that 29 grants, totaling more than $5.1 million, have been awarded under the Commute to Careers program.
On October 26, the Alliance hosted a candidate forum for the 5th Congressional District. The forum featured Tom Palzewicz and moderator Susan Marshall. Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner couldn't be with us due to a medical issue. Click to watch the video of the forum.
On Thursday, October 18, more than 1,000 middle and high school students in Waukesha County attended the Alliance's 4th annual M.A.D.E. Career Pathways Expo at Waukesha County Technical College to learn more about careers in the manufacturing, automotive, design, engineering and construction industries. This was our biggest career expo to date. 35 local employers were [...]
The Waukesha County Community Health Improvement Plan and Process (CHIPP) is a comprehensive approach to assess community health, develop and implement action plants to improve community health and monitor results.
By: Tim O’Brien, CEO of Tim O’Brien Homes. Oconomowoc High School's Building Trades III course and New Berlin area high schools’ Construction III course bring new meaning to the term hands-on learning.
By: Laura Catherman, Director, Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board. In 2016, the United States Department of Labor awarded nearly $150 million in H-1B TechHire Partnership grants to 39 partnerships providing services in 25 states. These grants provide employment and training assistance to train workers with the skills required for well-paying middle- and high-skilled, and high-growth jobs.