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David Stoecklin
Executive Director
101 E. Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL 62095
(618) 296-4445


ATTENTION:         Local Education Agencies
Community Based Organizations
Local Labor Organization
Interested Persons

             Mr. Alan Dunstan, Madison County Board Chairman, and Mr. Howard Elmore, Bond County Board Chairperson, hereby announce that Madison County, the Grant Recipient for Local Workforce Development Area #22 (LWDA #22) serving the Illinois counties of Madison and Bond through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is providing public notice of the availability for review and comment of the Southwestern Illinois Economic Region 9 regional and local plans for Program Year 2016 (July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017).  The purpose of this plan is to coordinate services across the region and establish local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funds for Program Year 2016.

             The Southwestern Illinois Economic Region 9 regional and local plans will be available for review and comment at the Madison County Employment and Training Department, 101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, Illinois between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Inquiries may be directed to Connie Vick at (618) 296-4596.

Come to the free Job Search Workshop! Click here for more information. (PDF)

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The Madison County Employment and Training Department’s primary responsibilities are to administer employment and training programs under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other state and federal funding sources.  A focus of Madison County Employment and Training is to create partnerships between business and government that will establish services that prepare customers for employment.

All the services offered by the Department are designed to assist either business or job seekers.  These services include job listings, employment training, skills assessment, career counseling, job search assistance, vocational training, on-the-job training, recruitment assistance, youth employment and training, job and career fairs, referral services and many other types of employer/employee

The Madison County Employment and Training Department has offices in both Madison and Bond Counties.  There are offices located in the Southwestern Illinois workNet Centers in Wood River and Greenville. The administrative office is housed in the Madison County Wood River Facility.

Check out our Executive Director, David Stoecklin discussing "Workforce Development:
how the trades and manufacturing offer real career opportunities" in the video below

                                                                       Funding provided through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act. 
                                                                       MCETD is in compliance with EEO, ADA, and Jobs for Veterans Act. 
                                                                       Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
                                                                       A proud partner of Illinois workNet.
                                                                       TYY users call 800-526-0844

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Edwardsville, IL. 62025
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