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1 Governor’s Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit December 5, 2014 Governor’s Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit Dave Anderson, DWD Christine Berry, WEDC Ken Urban, Nicolet College David Brukardt, UW System

2 the Skills Gap Addressing the Skills Gap

3 Addressing Quality: Projected Mismatch in WI’s Talent Pipeline

4 Addressing Quality: Top Industries for Northern Wisconsin

5 Economic Development Economic Research, Data Analysis & Forecasting Career Pathways, Relevant Job Support, Access to Skill Development, Future Worker Education, Integration, Analysis & Research, Job Readiness WFF, Business Retention, Business Development Employment Readiness, Skills Assessment, Job Matching Personalized Services, Career Expos, Broker, Research, Coordinated Business Services Economic Modeling, Forecasting, Labor Market, Program Evaluation Talent Development Client Services Customer Services DWD’s Five Value Drivers – Demand Focused

6 Expand demand driven workforce models at the state, regional and local level High-demand CTE programming & credentialing in K-12 schools and tech colleges Further align partners, resources & networks to support economic development, business expansion/attraction strategies Enhance workforce strategies and funding models DWD Talent Development Strategies

7 Workforce/Talent Workforce Development Boards Partner Agencies Apprenticeship Councils Youth Apprenticeship Consortia Staffing Agencies Talent Developers Economic Development WEDC Grow Regions County Economic Development Export Strategies Business Retention/Attraction Site Locators Demand Driven Programming P-20 Education K-12 Technical Colleges 2 and 4 Year institutions Credentialing Agencies School Counselors Parents!!! Employers Chambers of Commerce Business Alliances Trade Associations Professional Associations Small and Independent Businesses Entrepreneurs Start up companies Strengthened Network Collaborations

8 Education, Workforce & Economic Development Align Around Specific Industries to Meet Demand Adapted with permission from the National Governor’s Association DWD Role-Future State -- Convener

9 Chris Berry Regional Account Manager Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation WEDC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

10 ALIGNING RESOURCES WITH NEEDS

11 DIRECTING COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES TO THE RIGHT RESOURCES

12 PROGRAMS RELATED TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Jobs Tax Credits (JTC) Economic Development Tax Credits (ETC) Training Grants Community Development Investment Grants Targeted Industry Program Grants

13 JOBS TAX CREDIT PROGRAM Total Budget: $16,100,000 (refundable credits) Tied to Project: Annual increase in net employment Up to 100% of eligible training costs: Cost of the trainer Cost of materials Wages of trainee Ineligible training costs: Travel expenses Food Lodging

14 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT PROGRAM Total Budget: $29,600,000 (non-refundable credits) Tied to Project: Job creation or retention Capital investment Training Location or retention of corporate headquarters Training: On or off-site Allocation based on projected eligible costs Lesser of up to 50% of eligible costs or $5,000 per employee being trained

15 TRAINING GRANTS Total Budget: $500,000 (non-refundable credits) Tied to Project: New investment in equipment Existing or new employees in full-time jobs Up to 50% of eligible training costs: Cost of the trainer Cost of materials Wages of trainee Ineligible training costs: Travel expenses Food Lodging

16 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT GRANT To attract workforce to our communities, we have to make our communities great places live. Quality of life and place are important factors in determining where we want to live. Community Development Investment Program grants: Support economic development that creates catalyst drivers that make communities great places to live and play. Supplement a public/private partnership to bring a project to reality. Grants: Up to $500,000 – Requires a 75% match Applications accepted on a competitive cycle, 3 times per year Upcoming due dates: January 20, 2015 and April 17, 2015

17 TARGET INDUSTRY PROGRAM GRANTS Waukesha County Technical College Dual Enrollment Academy Pilot – A workforce pipeline project which provided college credits to high school students in three in-demand occupations. CDL Training Program – Creation of a program to provide Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training to eligible applicants. International Internship Program Partnership for Global Talent Pilot – Program at UW-Madison to assist 8-10 small to medium sized employers secure interns. Leadership Development for Community Bankers – Specialized training targeting mid-level and emerging leaders in the community banking industry.

18 MARKETING

19 IN FORCE NETWORK

20 CONTACTS Chris Berry, Regional Account Manager or Naletta Burr, Community Development Account Manager or

21 WTCS and Employers: Working Together Dr. Kenneth Urban Interim President, Nicolet College

22 Overview Topics The Technical College Effect How Colleges and Employers Work Together Case Study Questions

23 The Technical College Effect The WTCS is important to the success of my business Satisfaction with graduates’ education and training Customized training for incumbent workers Graduates get jobs

24 WTCS and Employers Working together Advisory Committees Provide internship and OJT sites Learn from cutting-edge instruction Help shape classroom experiences Advocate with other employers

25 Case Study Background Nicolet: Rural, sparsely populated district Many small manufacturers Vibrant regional economic development corporation Strong manufacturers’ consortium within the REDC

26 Case Study The Challenge Aging workforce Anticipated needs Designing programs to meet needs

27 Case Study Results Rapid development and deployment of new program Gap identification

28 Contact Nicolet Area Technical College Kenneth E. Urban, Interim President

29 Less Krypton, More Oxygen Economic Development is a Team Sport David Brukardt -- UW System Office of Economic Development https://www.wisconsin.edu/economic-development/ Minocqua, Wisconsin Dec. 5, 2014

30 The Power of Partnership Adding “Oxygen”  Skilled Workforce Development  Business Partnerships  Entrepreneurship and Job Creation 30

31 The Power of Partnership How best to do this? 31

32 The Power of Partnership “Pair up in threes…” -- Yogi Berra 32

33 Business Partnerships & Collaboration 33

34 The Power of Partnership Why is this important? 34

35 The Power of Partnership “The future ain’t what it used to be…” -- Yogi Berra 35

36 Our Dynamic Workplace  Every year, more than 1/3 of the entire U.S. labor force changes jobs.  Today’s students will have 10 to 14 jobs by the time they reach age forty.  Every year, more than 30 million Americans are working in jobs that did not exist a year earlier U.S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

37 The Power of Partnership How are we focusing our efforts to address these opportunities? 37

38 UW System STEM and Health Degrees

39 50% + of nurses with bachelor’s degrees 60% + of the state’s teachers 90% + of Wisconsin pharmacists High percentage of Lawyers, accountants, business managers Artists, writers, engineers, dairy farmers Social workers, CEOs, non-profit executives UW System Workforce Development

40 Economic & Business Development Road Map Communication Raising Awareness Connection Matching Campus Resources with Business Needs Capital Entrepreneurship and Job Creation 40 Stronger Workforce, Stronger Businesses, Stronger Communities Research, Economic Development, and Innovation (REDI) Committee UW System Board of Regents

41 Entrepreneurship, Job Creation UW Economic Development Incentive Grants -- $22.5 million – North/Central Wis. Recipients: Aquaculture Business Incubator and Aquaponics Innovation Center Cellulose Pilot Plant Specialty Papers and Packaging Engineering Technology Partnership Nurses for Wisconsin – Ideadvance Match Grants Product Commercialization Small Business Focus WiSys Technology Foundation Research & Discovery Grants UW Regent Scholar Awards

42 The Power of Partnership “We have deep depth…” -- Yogi Berra 42

43 Less Krypton, More Oxygen Economic Development is a Team Sport David Brukardt -- UW System Office of Economic Development https://www.wisconsin.edu/economic-development/ Minocqua, Wisconsin Dec. 5, 2014


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