Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Berks County Workforce Development Board
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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.
 
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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

 
2020 Meeting Schedule
 
            Meetings of the Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) for calendar year 2020 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 2020 are:
 
March 20, 2020
June 19, 2020
September 18, 2020
December 11, 2020
 
            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 12, 2020 at 8:45 a.m.
June 11, 2020 at 8:45 a.m.
September 10, 2020 at 11:15 a.m.
December 3, 2020 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