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Milwaukee-Area Career Planning Pilot Helps 1,900 High School Students Explore Potential Pathways

During a visit today to Bradley Tech High School, Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson said 1,900 students in the Milwaukee area explored potential careers with mentors during the school year as part of the DWD-supported My Life! My Plan! program expansion. Secretary Newson also encouraged more students to take advantage of the
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W-O-W Workforce Development Board Hosts First My Life! My Plan! Event in Waukesha County

In partnership with the Greater Milwaukee Committee, the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board hosted the first My Life! My Plan! event in Waukesha County for approximately 30 students from the Elmbrook and Sussex Hamilton School Districts on Friday, Nov. 16. Please click here for the full article on Waukesha Patch

Career planning pilot in area schools receives $30,000 grant

A Milwaukee-area program that’s matching up trained mentors from area businesses with high school students to talk about career options could become a statewide model, the leader of the state Department of Workforce Development said Tuesday at South Milwaukee High School. For the full blog post from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, please click here.

New program helps high school students plan career paths

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — It is never too early to think about a career.  While many young people may change their minds as they grow and learn, it’s good to know what the opportunities are and what it takes to achieve them. A workshop called “My Life! My Plan!” is designed to pair students with mentors
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State grant to help students map job path

By next July, 3,000 low-income or minority students in southeastern Wisconsin will choose a career path, talk to professionals in that industry and map a high school and post-secondary education strategy under a new initiative from the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s Talent Dividend. To read the full article from The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee, please
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