Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Berks County Workforce Development Board
​Statement of Purpose
 
The purpose of the Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is to identify the long-term, strategic workforce development needs of the community; propose strategies to meet those needs; set priorities; build partnerships to align resources in support of those strategies; test specific initiatives to advance those ends; and measure and evaluate results.
 
 
Declaración del Propósito
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El propósito del Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) es identificar las necesidades de largo plazo, estratégicas al desarrollo de la fuerza laboral de la comunidad; proponer estrategias para satisfacer esas necesidades; fijar prioridades; construir asociaciones para alinear recursos en apoyo de esas estrategias; examinar las iniciativas específicas para avanzar esos fines; y medir y evaluar los resultados.
 
Decorative Line

Berks County Multi-Year Local & Regional Plan PY2017 - 2020

The Berks County Workforce Development Board has posted for thirty-day public review modifications to the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Program Year 2017 -2020 Multi-year Local Area Plan for the period January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. Comments may be sent to rstevenson@countyofberks.com with subject line LOCAL PLAN COMMENTS. The commenting period will close at Noon On September 10, 2019.

Modifications include updated programmatic information, statistics, and strategy, as well as minor grammatical and formatting corrections. To view a list of all insertions and deletions open Multi-Year Plan PY2017 - 2020 (Modified) document, select "Review">"Reviewing Pane".
 

Reports

Strategy/Policy

 
2019 Meeting Schedule
 
            Meetings of the Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) for calendar year 2019 are scheduled quarterly, in March, June, September and December at 7:30 a.m. in Room 100 at the PA CareerLink® Berks County, 1920 Kutztown Road, Suite F, Reading, PA 19604.
 
The meeting dates for 2019 are:
 
March 15, 2019
June 21, 2019
September 20, 2019
December 13, 2019
 
            The WDB will hold Executive Committee meetings in Room 211 of the Berks County Workforce Development Board’s office, 1920 Kutztown Road, Suite G, Reading, PA 19604 on:
 
March 7, 2019 at 8:45 a.m.
June 13, 2019 at 8:45 a.m.
September 12, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.
December 5, 2019, at 8:45 a.m.
 
Any variation in the meeting schedules will be announced as far in advance as possible. Special meetings may be held at the call of the Chair.
 

Meeting Minutes

General Information

 

     

     Contact Information

     

    ​Address
    Workforce Development Board - Berks County

    1920 Kutztown Road, Suite G
    Reading, PA  19604  

    ​Office Hours
    ​8:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon - Fri

    Fax: 610-988-1301

     

    Daniel W. Fogarty

    Director of Workforce Development, Chief Operating Officer

    610-988-1363

    dfogarty@countyofberks.com

     

    John W. Moser

    Assistant Director - Performance and Policy

    610-988-1358

    jwmoser@countyofberks.com

     

     

    PA CareerLink® Berks County

     

     
    Daniel W. Fogarty, Director Of Workforce Development