Let's all rise together and strive to prosper as we lead the Commonwealth through this great time of change. Pennsylvania's workforce development system and staff sit at the intersection of education, training, social services, information, community & economic development, and more.  We will strategize collectively to lead the way and bring Pennsylvania back stronger than ever!

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PWDA is excited to announce Dan Rockwell as the opening keynote to kick-off this year's conference. Dan is the author of the highly-recognized Leadership Freak blog and has served fifteen years as a workforce development consultant. His presentation on focusing on how to fuel energy is sure to encourage attendees to 'Rise Up!'
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Elisabeth Sanders-Park is a nationally recognized 'tough career transitions' expert and co-author of “No One Is Unemployable” and “The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job.” In the last 15+ years, she has trained more than 30,000 employment/career practitioners and impacted the lives of more than 1 million job seekers across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. She is known for delivering messages of hope, innovation, and practicality with her signature blend of wisdom and humor.   Handout for her Friday discussion. 


On-Demand Access Conference attendees can continue to access all of the workshops, Governor's Awards, and plenary content by going to the Conference event page now through June 4, 2021. 

 Looking for Workshop Powerpoints? Access Workshop Rounds 1-3 Here and Rounds 4-6 Here

Rise and Prosper "June Jam" and Forum Have questions? feedback? Want to reconnect with other attendees? Conference attendees can continue to converse with each other by accessing the Annual Conference Forum below. Sign up for the "June Jam" scheduled for June 4th at 12pm



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