AWARDS: IAWP has the ONLY workforce development awards program in the state that recognizes everyone from organizations and elected officials who contribute to workforce development programs to outstanding individual employees in the workforce system.
CERTIFIED WORKFORCE SPECIALIST (CWS): The CWS designation shows current and potential employers your initiative in developing, maintaining, and improving your career skills within the workforce field.
EDUCATION: Hours of professional development through IAWP training (workshops and educational conferences) each year to better yourself and make you a more valuable employee.
GRANTS: At the State and International levels, there are grants available to provide financial assistance to MEMBERS who wish to increase their skills, knowledge, and abilities in the field of workforce development.
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES: IAWP provides a comprehensive legislative awareness program to keep members informed on legislative matters at both the state and national levels.
NETWORKING: Connect with members at state, national, and international levels whose jobs relate to employment security or workforce development systems.
WORKFORCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CERTIFICATE (WPDP): A series of study guides and examinations designed to measure and recognize an individual’s knowledge of workforce development programs.
Please Note: The Member Login to the right is separate from joining IAWP and does not make you an automatic member of IAWP. It provides Members with access to other communication, marketing, and membership materials specific to the California Chapter.