Continuing Education

UW-Whitewater and Regional Career Readiness

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This short conference will feature a presentation on workforce projections for our region and help in identifying skills needed by workers. This will be followed by a time for discussion between UW-Whitewater, UW-Rock County, technical college, and K-12 administrators, faculty, and staff about how our programs can create pathways for these career paths.  

Date: April 3, 2018

Limited registrations, register early!

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Registrations accepted online until noon on 3/27/18. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if spots are available.

Fee: Free

Fees Include

The fee includes, parking, lunch and instruction. 

Check In

The conference will take place at the University Center, room 259 at 11:30 a.m. 

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.


Parking permits are required to park on campus. Please pick up your free parking pass from the Visitor Center in Lot 7.  More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.


11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Check in at University Center, room 259

12:00  - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch and presentation on labor market trends for Southcentral Wisconsin

12:45 - 2:00 p.m.

Table Discussion around related topics:

  • what skills do future workers need for labor projections?
  • how will the general education curriculum support career readiness for these projections?
  • what collaborations between K-12, technical colleges, and the university could
    best serve our region in regards to the labor market?

*All times are subject to change.


Bill Brockmiller, Labor Market Economist

Bill Brockmiller is a Labor Market Economist with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Office of Economic Advisors. The Office of Economic Advisors (OEA) is composed of regional labor economists, projectionists, and researchers. They work with state and local partners to provide analysis and insights into pressing workforce development challenges.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.