Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Berks County Workforce Development Board
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The Berks County Workforce Development Board is closed to the public until further notice, as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 
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 Southeast Pennsylvania Region and Local 2017-2020 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plans have been modified and are available to view at the Chester County Workforce Development Board website.
 

Reports

Strategy/Policy

 
2021 Meeting Schedule
 
            Meetings of the Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) for calendar year 2021 are scheduled quarterly, in March, June, September and December at 7:30 a.m. and will be held on a virtual platform. Please vist https://www.co.berks.pa.us/onlinemeetings close to the actual date of each meeting for an agenda.
 
The meeting dates for 2021 are:
 
March 19, 2021
June 18, 2021
September 17, 2021
December 10, 2021
 
            The WDB will hold Executive Committee meetings on a virtual platform. Public notice of each meeting will be advertised with a conference telephone number and ID to access the
Microsoft® Teams Meeting. The Executive Committee meeting dates for 2021 are:
 
March 11, 2021 at 8:45 a.m.
June 10, 2021 at 8:45 a.m.
September 9, 2021 at 11:15 a.m.
December 2, 2021 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

    Equal Opportunity Officer

    610-988-1358

    jwmoser@countyofberks.com

     

     

    PA CareerLink® Berks County

     

     
    Daniel W. Fogarty, Director Of Workforce Development