A Note from our Executive Director

Welcome to our website! Whether you are reviewing our site to learn about a specific program, employment opportunity or just to learn more about us, we warmly welcome you!

At WCI we do everything possible to exceed your expectations, and we hope you find all the information you are looking for and more; however, in the event there is something we missed, or you are looking for something different, please email me directly at workforceconnections@workforceconnections.org and I will do what I can to assist you.

Best regards,
Teresa Pierce

Teresa Pierce, Executive Director

Corporate History

Our Professional Experience

Workforce Connections, Inc. is a non-profit organization that partners with the One-Stop Wisconsin Job Centers partners. Since 1983, Workforce Connections, Inc. has assisted job seekers, laid-off workers, and youth with career planning, job search assistance, and skills training. In addition, employers are assisted with a wide array of services, including recruiting, retaining, and training of employees.

As a non-profit organization, Workforce Connections, Inc. is flexible and able to mobilize easily and quickly to respond to employment priorities in the nine-county area which includes the counties of: Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Trempealeau, and Vernon. Workforce Connections, Inc. is led by a Board of Directors with representation from counties in western Wisconsin. The Board focuses on providing information to help residents of western Wisconsin manage their careers and local companies find skilled workers.


Our Diversity Statement

Workforce Connections is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive space, both internally for staff and externally for each person we serve. No matter your race, age, religion, gender, orientation, identity, or experience; our goal is to create a welcoming environment for all to ensure universal service accessibility. We strive to present our authentic selves while fostering healthy relationships within our community.

Our Key Accomplishments

  • The Coulee Region Volunteer Coordinators “YES AmeriCorps Volunteers Award”
  • Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association “Technical Education Champion Award”
  • Member of Workforce Excellence Network of Department of Labor
  • Proficiency Level Certification Award from the Wisconsin Fast Forward Award
  • Enterprise National Award for Performance Excellence – Leadership
  • Charter membership status in the Department of Labor Enterprise Network
  • U.S. Dept. of Labor Presidential Award for “Outstanding Private Industry Council”
  • National Association of Counties “Outstanding Program Achievement”
  • Theodore E. Small “Workforce Partnership Award”