Raising the Bar 2017

UPDATE: Workshop Schedule Announced

The Maryland Workforce Association's Raising the Bar Conference is returning in 2017 to provide an opportunity for in-depth conversations and networking for workforce and educational professionals to discuss innovative solutions for the Workforce Industry.  Bring your challenges, ideas and evidence based solutions and join us as we navigate the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and explore promising practices in developing the best workforce system in the Country.

The 2017 Raising the Bar Conference will be March 15-16 at Turf Valley in Ellicott City.

The conference will discuss implementation of WIOA and identify new trends in workforce development, including sector partnerships, the resurgence and evolution of apprenticeships, hot industries and in-demand jobs. Conference presentations will include an overview of WIOA regulations and panel discussions with industry experts and employers.