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Throughout the entire year, WPTI leads the field in offering workforce professional development for beginners, advanced practitioners, program managers, and executive directors. WPTI offers both centralized trainings for professionals and on-site training and technical assistance tailored to meet the specific professional development needs of companies and organizations in our community.

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Jan 23, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
For DYCD Providers | Training
For DYCD Providers Only: Performance Management: Put Your Data to Work to Yield the Right Results
Join Public Works Partners and WPTI to work through the process of designing and implementing performance indicators to measure program outputs and outcomes, as well as strategies for using data to identify and correct program challenges.
Jan 24, Thu
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
For DYCD Providers | Training
Job Developers Networking Breakfast
This session will highlight the Workforce Agenda report's findings and recommendations for the workforce field and its funders for effecting measurable system-level improvements over the next four to five years.
Feb 6, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Build Your Competencies in Serving LGBTQ+ Youth (Feb. 6 & 13)
The LGBTQ+ community has gained more visibility and public acceptance over the last several years. However, members of the LGBTQ+ community still face serious barriers to employment, as well as other economic necessities. A key way of making LGBTQ+ youth feel most supported in a workforce programming is simply knowing the varieties of identities in the community, knowing language and cultural norms within the community, legal protections for the community, and general best practices for making any space maximally supportive of LGBTQ+ youth. (This is a two (2)-day training)
Feb 7, Thu
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Immigrants' Rights in the World of Work
In this course, participants will gain a better understanding of the rights, opportunities and potential pitfalls for immigrant jobseekers and workers.
Feb 15, Fri
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
DYCD | Training
For DYCD Providers Only: LMI 201 - Customizing Labor Market Intelligence to Meet Your Workforce Program Needs
This training is designed for practitioners who are able to locate and understand information about wages, employment, growth projections, and educational requirements from websites like O*NET, CareerZone, BLS, and/or the New York State Department of Labor.
Mar 27, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Employer Engagement: Securing Quality Job Leads and Making Placement Outcomes
During this training you will learn how to detect the obvious and hidden needs of employers and use that to further develop your sales pitch, refine your strategies for matching job seekers, engage the right businesses, and build lasting employer relationships.
May 1, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Build Your Competencies in Serving LGBTQ+ Youth (May 1 & 8)
The LGBTQ+ community has gained more visibility and public acceptance over the last several years. However, members of the LGBTQ+ community still face serious barriers to employment, as well as other economic necessities. A key way of making LGBTQ+ youth feel most supported in a workforce programming is simply knowing the varieties of identities in the community, knowing language and cultural norms within the community, legal protections for the community, and general best practices for making any space maximally supportive of LGBTQ+ youth. (This is a two (2)-day training)
Jun 5, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Facilitation Essentials
This hands-on workshop will teach the principles of workforce development instruction and will prepare participants with the strategies and resources necessary to create a learning environment that is safe, respectful, challenging, and engaging of multiple learner styles.
Jun 19, Wed
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Putting Social Media to Work for You
Join WPTI for this half-day training on using social media platforms to your advantage. We will discuss strategies to connect with employers and how to coach your participants on using these platforms in a professional manner.