Workforce Professionals Training Institute

Investing in the skills of
workforce development

  • 90% of our participants

    stated that they found our programs helpful not only to them, but to their coworkers, and enabled them to implement new strategies and best practices.

  • Keep up with best practices in the field.

    As part of our mission to enhance the capacity of the workforce development field, WPTI periodically publishes reports and practice guides that distill best practices.

Upcoming Events

Dec 18, Tue
Application due by close of business on 12/18/2018
Cohort Program
Application for Job Development Learning Group 2019 Cohort
The application for WPTI's Job Development Learning Group (JDLG) 2019 Cohort is now open! The JDLG is a rigorous five-month cohort-based training program, designed to equip and empower job developers with skills to best meet the needs of employer partners and program participants.
Dec 19, Wed
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI | Training
Pitch with Persuasion: Sharpening Your Employer Engagement Skills
Define and market the value-add of your services to employers, learn the five steps to making a successful pitch, and overcome employer resistance. Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to refine and practice their pitches, “speed dating” style, with colleagues in the field.
Jan 16, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Using a Trauma Lens in Workforce Development
Learn the framework for understanding trauma and its impact on survivors and on helpers, and leave with strategies for bringing a trauma lens to your program.
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The Latest from WPTI

Highlights of 2018 Foster Care Roundtable Series
Welcoming Raabia Shafi to our Board of Directors
Launch of the 2018 Job Development Learning Group
Deep in the Trenches: Understanding the Dynamics of New York City’s Front Line Workforce Development Staff