Quality employee training is available through several sources in the Barron County area. Local workshops, adacemy's seminars, conferences, and customized training are available for our area employers.
WAT Grant funds (administered through Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College) may be available to help off-set the cost of customized training. Please feel free to contact WITC directly for more information regarding employee training and guidance on how to develop the talent in your organization.
Worker TrainingWisconsin Fast Forward
Wisconsin Fast Forward includes $15 million in grants for employer-led worker training programs. The intent is to provide essential assistance that cannot be met through an existing program. Grants will be awarded to maximize the impact of funds in catalyzing local collaboration and also encouraging the development of sustained pipelines that directly align with employer needs. The jobs of the 21st-century economy depend on these training programs.
Employers with a particular workforce need. Please call Dave Armstrong at 715-637-6871 to discuss. For more information on the Wisconsin Fast Forward program use this link.
Please contact Dave Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on worforce training academy's.
Barron County Economic Development Corporation
330 East LaSalle Avenue
Government Center, Room 2311
P.O. Box 71
Barron, WI 54812
Toll Free: 1-800-529-4148