Educational Benefits


Education = Better Lives. To grow as people and to grow in our careers, we need to be lifelong learners. That's why IAWP is committed to helping its members achieve their education and training goals. Check out the educational benefits of being an IAWP member.

Grants and Scholarships 
Individual and chapter funding is availabe for up to $350 for individuals and $750 for chapters.

Educational Conferences

The International Educational Conference offers hours of general sessions and workshop pertinant to the life-long learning of workforce professionals.

Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP)
This reference and study guide program measures the knowledge and experience of those in the workforce sytem.

Certified Workforce Specialist (CWS) Designation

Using success on the testing portion of the WPDP, professionals can obtain a certification designation.
Want to learn a new skills or take a refresher? This list includes free and low-cost online training classes and programs for workforce professionals.

The IAPES Foundation (the educational non-profit arm of the association) has partnered with ReadyMinds to offer the Distance Credentialed Facilitator (DCF) Online Training program to IAWP members.




EDUCATION IN YOUR AREA


Training where you live . . .

District: On average, 1,500 members benefit from more than 100 hours of training presented at multi-chapter (district) institutes.

Chapter: Chapter institutes and conventions offer more than 600 hours of training to an average of 5,000 attendees per year.

Subchapter:
Training is available at the local level through subchapter institutes, where an average of 2,500 members participate in more than 300 hours of educational activities.

Check the calendar of events for opportunities in your area.






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