Employ Milwaukee and MUS have exhibited promising practices that are models for other workforce development boards and organizations looking to establish a regional approach to address workforce development. Through developing and implementing a six-state regional collaborative, Employ Milwaukee and MUS identified the following workforce development promising practices described below:
1. Development of systems and processes for consortium management across several workforce development boards in different states;
2. Implementation of co-operative learning and sharing across workforce boards facilitated by MUS to include leveraging resources and knowledge to expand and address workforce development needs within the region;
3. Regional approach to sector strategies and employer engagement; and
4. Utilizing the consortium model to integrate, sustain, and expand local and regional workforce efforts designed under CMAPA.
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