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Join WGA For The Workforce Development Workshop In Sioux Falls And Online: Aug. 3 & 4

July 26, 2017View for printing

2017-08-03 07:00:00

Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Online


South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard will host the first workshop of the Western Governors' Workforce Development Initiative on Aug. 3 & 4 in Sioux Falls starting at 7AM MST.

The central policy initiative of Gov. Daugaard's term as WGA Chair is designed to leverage the region's best thinking to bridge the gap between prospective workers and employers in the West.

The South Dakota workshop will begin on August 3rd with remarks from Gov. Daugaard followed by a series of roundtable discussions that will examine what states, industry and educational institutions can do to enhance career opportunities for students and jobseekers. On August 4th, workshop attendees will visit Lake Area Technical College, winner of the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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A limited number of spots to participate in the workshop are available, please contact Lauren DeNinno ( for more information.

If you can't attend in person, watch the roundtables via livestream. ... nt-initiati

To support the Western Governors' Workforce Development Initiative, please contact Sarah Olsen ( to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.


The Western Governors' Association represents the Governors of 19 Western states and 3 U.S.-flag islands. The association is an instrument of the Governors for bipartisan policy development, information exchange and collective action on issues of critical importance to the Western U.S.
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