Workforce Development Trainers List

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals

2006 Trainer List

As of 6/15/2006

CWDP: Designates Certified Workforce Development Professional. A CWDP has demonstrated knowledge in the 10 areas of competency recognized by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. CWDPs have experience directly related to workforce development activities and they submitted references and proof of their experience in workforce development. A review committee of their peers awarded them certification as a CWDP.

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Sal Adamski, CWDP
Business Development Director
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
2601 Scott Ave Ste 400
Fort Worth, TX 76103-2316
Phone: (817) 413-4403
Email: sal.adamski@twc.state.tx.us

  • Keeping clients employed
  • Managing yourself and your time
  • Creative Job Development
  • Creating Business Partnerships
  • Creating a Business/Client Friendly One Stop Center
  • Creating a Customer Service driven organization
  • Ten Step to becoming a great communicator
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Creating better leaders for organizational success
  • How to identify, screen, and hire the best employees
  • Effective goal setting techniques
  • Building an effective team
  • Key Note Speeches
  • Working with Transitioning Veterans
  • Working with Hard to Serve Clients

 

Maria L. Anderson
President
Anderson Professional Training Services
9144 Ranchview Lane N
Osseo MN 55369
612-599-2852
FAX: 763-420-4824
www.anderson-training.com
Email: maria@anderson-training.com

  • Ex-Offender Employment
  • National Workforce Trainer
  • Consultant
  • Staff Training
  • Client Training
  • Youth Employment
  • Adult Employment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Placement
  • Program Evaluation and Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Key Note Speaker

 

Will Anderson, BS, MHRD
6703 Brooklyn Bridge Road
Laurel MD 20707
Phone: (301) 362-1460
Cell: (240) 418-1456
Email: will-spirit@att.net

The New Life Career Development Series

  • Starting Your New Life (managing change)
  • A New Way of Thinking
  • Planning Your Career
  • Writing Your Own Resume
  • Finding the Job You Want

The Organization Development Series

  • Strategic Planning
  • Quantitative Performance Measures
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership & Development
  • Team Problem Solving

 

Ben Barnes
Action Steps, LLC
336 W Vanderbilt Loop
Montgomery, AL 36109
Phone: (334) 221-0624
Email: ActionStepsLLC@aol.com
Web: http://www.ActionStepsLLC.com

 

Dr. Dennis K. Benson 
Appropriate Solutions, Inc.
511 Garden Drive
Worthington, OH 43085-3820
Phone: (614) 840-0466
Fax: (614) 840-0467
Email:
appropsolu@aol.com

  • Performance Management
  • ISO 9000
  • Return on Investment
  • Customer Satisfaction Research
  • Survey Research Methods
  • Needs Assessment
  • Team Building
  • Ethics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Evaluation
  • Innovation/Knowledge Management

 

Russ L. Brock, CWDP
Center for Innovation & Inquiry
P.O. Box 29099
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 794-9062
Email:
ciigroup@earthlink.net

  • Organizational Development, Staff Training, & Organizational Surveys
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Non-Profit and WIA Board Development
  • Building Partnership Alliances in Your Service Area
  • Using Web-based Services & E-Learning to Expand WIA Programs & Services
  • Developing an Employer-focused Strategy
  • The New Role of Job Development
  • Creative Approaches for Developing WIA Services
  • Managing Quality Service Throughout Your Agency
  • Team Building, Problem Solving, Managing Change, Leadership, Creative Thinking, Interpersonal Skills, Conflict Management

 

Kerry Brooks
Dynamic Works Institute
597 Haverty Court, Suite 40
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: (321) 690-5352
E-mail: info@dynamicinstitute.com  
Web: www.dynamicinstitute.com

  • Learning.  For Workforce Professionals, By Workforce Professionals
  • Training to Meet NAWDP Competencies
  • Competency-Based Courses
  • Curriculum-Based Certifications
  • State and Partner Adaptability
  • Online, Anytime!

 

Rich Davis, CWDP
President
Re-ACT Consulting
1758 Allentown Road   #134
Lansdale, PA  19446
Phone: (215) 412-3061
Fax:   (215) 412-4903
Email:
rdavis@re-actconsulting.com
Web:    http://www.re-actconsulting.com

  • People with Disabilities in the Workplace (Communication Skills Training)
  • Serving People with Disabilities (Customer Service Training)
  • ADA Compliance (Management Training)

Dana Dehoff Bond, CWDP, MBA
3305 Colby Lane
Dover, PA 17315
Phone: (717) 292-3171

  • Grant Writing
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Marketing
  • Consortia Development

 

Keith Dixon, President
H&L Business Solutions, Inc.
PO Box 717
Glenville, GA  30427
Phone: (912) 654-1683
Cell: (912) 618-9627
Fax: (912) 654-1222
Email: h_lbusiness@hotmail.com

  • Leadership Development
  • Customer Service Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • One-Stop Training
  • Youth Training
  • Effective Goal Setting
  • Mystery Shopping Evaluation for One-Stop
  • Front-Line Staff Training
  • Case Management Training
  • Improving Core Service to Meet Business Needs
  • Key Note Speaker
     

Jill L. Elkins, CWDP 
Email: jelkins@mtctrains.com

  • Workforce Issues
  • Adult Education
  • Organizational Development
  • System Development
  • Consultant and Speaker

 

Bill Freed 
FREEdLANCE Group for Career & Workforce Innovation
1100 Washington Avenue, Suite 213
Carnegie, PA 15106
Phone: (412) 429-7650
Email: info@freedlance.com
Website: www.wdpn.net
  • Global Career Development Facilitator and CWDP Training
  • WIA Service Delivery and Customer Service Strategies
  • Program Development and Marketing of Services
  • Case Management and Career Facilitation Skills
  • Use of Career Assessments
  • Researching & Using Labor Market Information for Job Seeker and Business Services
  • Facilitating Career Decision Making & Planning
  • Job Search Skills
  • Job Retention and Advancement Skills and Services
  • Working with Industry and Career Cluster Strategies for Workforce & Economic Development
  • High Performance in Career Development Programming
  • Using Technology and E-learning for Professional Development and to Enhance WIA Service Delivery
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teambuilding
  • Group Facilitation and Training Skills

 

Dennis Gilbertson, CWDP
Program Manager
Hennepin Co Adult Correctional Facility
1145 Shenandoah Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
Phone (763) 475-4267
Email: dennis.gilbertson@co.hennepin.mn.us

 

Larry Goldsmith, CWDP
Carnegie, Hill & Associates, Inc.
PO Box 4643
Clearwater, FL 33758
Phone: (727) 480-5931
E-mail: www.carnehill@aol.com
Web:  www.larrygoldsmith.com
 

  • Author: The Anatomy of a Job Fair
  • Publisher: Carnegie Hill Workforce Training Posters
  • National Workforce Trainer: Job Coach Boot Camp

 

Bill Herrman, CWDP
Dynamic Works Institute
597 Haverty Court, Suite 40
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: (321) 690-5352
E-mail: info@dynamicinstitute.com  
Web: www.dynamicinstitute.com

  • Learning.  For Workforce Professionals, By Workforce Professionals
  • Training to Meet NAWDP Competencies
  • Competency-Based Courses
  • Curriculum-Based Certifications
  • State and Partner Adaptability
  • Online, Anytime!

 

Richard C. Holcomb, CWDP
120 Wall St
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: (212) 785-2782
Fax: (212) 785-2787
Email: fidcnational@aol.com

  • Board Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Development
  • Needs Assessments
  • Getting Started
  • Raising Funds
  • Building Excellent Organizational Dynamics

 

A. Lisa Jordan, President
Human Solutions LLC
8424 Galaxy Circle
Buena Park, CA 90620
Phone: (714) 826-7886
Fax: (714) 826-7958
Email: lisa@human-solutions.net
www.human-solutions.net

  • Global Career Development Facilitator Certification (GCDF)
  • Cultural Competence & Diversity Training
  • Youth Leadership Development
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Keynote Presentations
  • Customized Solutions for Training & Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Planning
  • ADA & Reasonable Accommodation Assistance & Training
  • Development of Operational Policies & Procedures
  • Grant Writing
  • Program Design, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Outcome Measurement
  • Board Development
  • CARF Accreditation Preparation

 

Darla Joyner, CWDP
Career Transitions
PO Box 145
Belgrade, MT 59714
Phone: (406) 388-6701
Fax: (406) 388-6592
Email: info@careertransitions.com
Website: www.careertransitions.com

 

Bill Karlson, CWDP
CPS
2000 Mallory Lane ste 130-399
Franklin TN 37067-8231
Phone: (615) 376-7665
Email:
bill@billkarlson.com
Website:
www.coachonestop.com

 

Jodie Sue Kelly
Cygnet Associates
101Hickory Lane
Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: (410) 263-8516/(407) 348-4787
Fax: (407) 348-3783
E-mail:
cygnet84@aol.com

  • Marketing One-Stop Career Centers
  • How to Convince Employers to Hire the Hard-to-Serve
  • Getting Employers Involved in Job Retention
  • Recruiting Dislocated Workers
  • Recruiting Welfare Recipients
  • Integrating Employer Services
  • Case Management for WIA Performance Standards
  • ES (Wagner-Peyser) Performance Measures
  • Selling One-Stop "Intensive" Services
  • Teaching Work Habits and Attitudes
  • Building Client Self-Esteem
  • How to Motivate the Hard to Serve
  • Post-Placement Services: Retention & Advancement
  • Helping Dislocated Workers Succeed
  • The Case Manager's Role in Job Retention

Linda Kobylarz
Kobylarz Consulting Group
349 Jerome Avenue
Burlington, CT 06013
Phone: (860) 675-8003
Email:
lindakoby@aol.com

  • Career Planning
  • Adults in Career Transition
  • Assessment
  • Career Portfolios
  • Career Coaching
  • Career Development

 

Leonard Kooperman
Kooperman and Associates
1202 Harbor Drive
Delray Beach FL 33483
954-557-8061
Email: leonard@workforceboardtraining.com

Website: www.workforceboardtraining.com/contact.html

  • Management Training for Managers and Supervisors of Workforce Centers

 

Judy Koonter
Workforce Development Consultant
6647 E. Galway Circle
Dimondale, MI 48821
Phone: (517) 646-6367
Email:
koonterj@prodigy.net

  • Procurement
  • OMB Circulars
  • Contract Management
  • Programmatic Monitoring
  • WIA Youth Requirements/File Maintenance
  • Other topics developed on a customized basis when requested

Associates: Barry Reinmiller & Shirley Eichenberg

 

Ralph A. Kraus, CWDP
Organizational Training Director
4450 Belden Village Street, NW
Suite 601
Canton, OH 44718-2559
Toll Free: (877) 212-1689
E-mail:
Careerpoint@prodigy.net

  • Assessment Career
  • Case Management Certification
  • Counseling
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Job Development
  • One-Stop Center
  • Working with the Hard to Serve Participant
  • Retention
  • Motivational Counseling

 

Mary Ann Lawrence
Center for Workforce Learning
6361 Timberbluff Circle
Avon, IN 46123
Phone: (317) 838-5487
Email:
malaw528@aol.com

  • Training
  • Facilitation
  • Consultation
  • Evaluation
  • Baldrige topics
  • Mystery shopping evaluations
  • One-Stop Career Center quality reviews
  • Focus groups
  • Performance management dashboard
  • Customer satisfaction/Customer service
  • Case management
  • Youth development
  • Faith-based initiatives
  • Process analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Grantwriting
  • Career Development Facilitator
  • Frontline worker certification

 

Beth Lengel, CWDP
2626 Hebron Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 791-1558 ext 25
Fax: (803) 791-7199
Email:
beth@wfdtraining.com
Website:
www.lengelvocationalservices.com

  • Assessment tools & strategies
  • Transferable skills
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Case Management
  • Faith Based Partners

 

Frank Lengel, CWDP
2626 Hebron Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 791-1558 ext 25
Fax: (803) 791-7199
Email:
frank@lengelvocationalservices.com
Website:
www.lengelvocationalservices.com

  • Youth
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership and teams
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Case management
  • Secret shopper

 

Clark Marshall, CWDP
Iowa Lakes Community College
19 South 7th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
Phone: (712) 362-0431
Fax: (712) 362-0480
Email: cmarshall@iowalakes.edu
Website: iowalakes.edu

  • Leadership Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Starting a Business
  • Industrial Application

 

Darlene Martin
Continuing Education @ Kennesaw State Univ
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw  GA  30144
Phone: (770) 423-6369
Email: dmartin3@kennesaw.edu
Website: www.kennesaw.edu/coned/ideas

  • National Certified Counselor
  • Master Career Counselor
  • Certified CDF Instructor & Master Trainer
  • Career Development Facilitator Training
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Effective Listening
  • Stress Reduction
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
  • Assessment Interpretation
  • Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Transition and Change Training
  • Individual and Group Career Counseling and Assessment

 

Gregg McCutcheon, CWDP, MA
24 Fisher Ave
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: (508) 587-4354
Fax: (617) 242-7660
Email: gmccutcheon@commcorp.org

  • Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Youth work

 

Patricia A. McPartland, CWDP, Ed.D, CHES
Executive Director
Southeastern Massachusetts Area Health Education Center
P.O. Box 1116
Marion, MA 02738
Phone: (Day): (508) 748-0837
Phone: (Evening): (508) 758-2790
Fax: (508) 748-6835
Email: smahec@tiac.net

  • Author: Promoting Health in the Workplace and several articles on Adult Learning, Marketing and Cultural Diversity
  • Grant Writing
  • Marketing
  • Personal Marketing
  • Look and Feel Your Best
  • Putting your best foot forward for job interviews and work
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Stress Management
  • Adult Education
  • Facilitate Learning in the Workplace
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Careers in the Health Field
  • Substance Abuse Training for Workforce Professionals

 

Ruth Medlin, CWDP, CTM
Tulare County Workforce Investment Dept
4025 W. Noble, Suite A
Visalia CA 93277
Phone: (559) 713-5236
Cell: (559) 331-5062
Email: rmedlin@tcwib.org

  • Continuous Customer Service
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Ethics in the Workplace (Michael Josephson trained)
  • Supervisory Techniques
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Working with New Employees

 

Ann Merrifield, CWDP
Missouri Training Institute
UMC, 304 Cornell Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-2403
Fax: (573) 884-5141
Email: merrifield@missouri.edu
Website: mti.missouri.edu

 

Wynn Montgomery
 WynnMill Solutions, LLC
 2248 Riada Drive, NW
 Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone:  (404) 351-5137
Fax:  (404) 351-8001
 
  • Board Development
  • Career Portfolios
  • Change Management
  • Creativity/Problem-Solving
  • Customer Service
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Goal-Setting
  • Grant Writing
  • Job Search Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Legislative Briefings
  • Management/Supervisory Skills
  • Meeting Management
  • Presentation Skills
  • Quality Principles
  • Resume Writing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teamwork/Team-Building
  • Writing Skills

 

Greg Newton
Greg Newton Associates
One Hanson Street
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 426-5588,
Fax: (617) 426-0505
E-Mail:
newtongreg@aol.com
Website:
gregnewtonassociates.com

Associates: Melanie Arthur, Kip Stottlemyer, Sandra Hastings, Sandy Gonsalves

  • Job Development/Business Customers
  • Workforce Investment Act
  • WIB Development
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Welfare to Work
  • Youth Programs
  • Dislocated Workers
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Strategic Planning
  • WIA Partnerships
  • Performance Management

Dr. Julie M. Norman, Ed. D., CEcD, CWDP
Julie Norman Associates, LLC
5 Bethel Road
Charleston, WV  25314
Phone:  (304) 345-2795
Email:
julie@julienormanassociates.com
website: www.julienormanassociates.com

  • Industry-specific Labor Pool Development
  • Change Management
  • Career Transition Seminars
  • Workforce Development as an Economic Development Tool
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Assessment Development
  • Labor Surveys
  • Incumbent Worker Program Strategies
  • Market Research
  • WIA Coordination with State Training Programs
  • Customer Service
  • Regional Training Initiatives
  • Business Services Teams

 

Karen Okulicz
Author/Lecturer
K-Slaw, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Belmar, NJ 07719
Toll Free: (888) 529-6090
Phone: (732) 681-6755
Fax: (732) 681-1318
E-mail:
kslawinc@okulicz.com
Web Site:
www.OKULICZ.com

  • Author of Try! A Survival Guide to Unemployment
  • Author of Decide!
  • Workshops on either book topic

Janice Patterson
President
CATS, Inc.
PO Box 206081
Louisville KY  40250
502-432-0490
E-mail: individual_plan_for_employment@yahoo.com

  • Individual plans for employment
  • Career transition (dislocated worker, WIA, Veterans, Adult, Youth)
  • Career assessment and planning
  • Career Portfolio Development
  • Career coaches (who are postsecondary educators)
  • Career development

DeeJaye Poarch, CWDP, JCTC
Trainer
Transitions, LLP
7865 E Pueblo St
Globe, AZ 85501
Phone: (940) 445-9665
Email: didge@transitionsllp.com
Website: www.transitionsllp.com

  • Fish! Customer Service & Employee Retention
  • Shine Supervisor Shine: Building better supervisors
  • Cultivating True Livelihood: Complete Job Search Training Program
  • Creating & Cultivating You!  Personal and professional development for employees
  • 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee: New Employee retention program

 

Moira L. Powell, MSEd., CRC, CWDP
Workforce Development Consultant
eNetSearch
166 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (646-436-6256
Email:
mlp2110@columbia.edu
 
  • 120 hr. curriculum to certify Career Development Facilitators
  • Program Evaluation & Design
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Retention Strategies
  • Welfare Reform, Special Populations & Your Agency
  • Rehabilitation Strategies for Substance Abusers & Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

 

Larry Robbin
556 Merritt Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601-5113
Phone: (510) 834-8524
Fax: (510) 834-2706
Email:
larryrobbin@aol.com

  • Training on more than 100 Topics
  • One-Stop Services
  • Welfare-to-Work
  • Youth
  • Dislocated Workers
  • Hard-to-Employ
  • Services to Business
  • Keynote Speeches

 

Margaret Robinson, CWDP, NCP, MCDP, GCDFI
EMC Enterprises - Consulting
Workforce Development Division
305 Wren Court
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Phone: (202) 310-1832
Fax: (301) 249-3819
Email: margrobin@hotmail.com

  • Nationally Certified Psychologist (Personnel Psychologist)
  • Certified Master Career Development Professional
  • Certified Instructor for: Global Career Development Facilitator Curriculum
  • Certified Instructor for two Global Career Development Facilitator Curriculum (NCDA & Rutgers University)
  • Certified Federal Job Search Trainer
  • Career Counseling
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Case Management
  • Staff Development
  • Train-the-Trainer

Nancy S. Rokicki
Rokicki & Associates, Inc. - National Center for Workforce Development and Evaluation
President/Executive Director
PO Box 8985
Coral Springs, FL 33075
Phone: (954) 755-0879
Email: Rokicki-associates@worldnet.att.net

  • CCE Certified Global Career Development Facilitator Trainer
  • Developed and offer the first distance learning GCDF Study Guide meeting CCE competency requirements
  • Curriculum Development
  • Program Evaluation

 

Phillip S. Rokicki, Ph.D.
Rokicki & Associates Inc. National Center for Workforce Development and Evaluation
Vice President
PO Box 8985
Coral Springs, FL 33075
Phone: (954) 755-0879
Email: Rokicki-associates@worldnet.att.net

  • CCE Certified Global Career Development Facilitator Trainer
  • Developed and offer the first distance learning GCDF Study Guide meeting CCE competency requirements
  • Grant Writing
  • Curriculum Development
  • Program Evaluation

 

Dr. Gabe Ross, CWDP
ARBOR, Inc.
One West Third Street
Media, PA 19063
Phone: (215) 566-8700

  • Career Exploration
  • Case Management
  • Assessment
  • Motivational Techniques
  • Staff Development
  • Employability Development Planning
  • Total Quality Management
  • Job Retention

 

Daniel J. Ryan, Ph.D.
Director, Career Services
University at Buffalo
Phone : (716) 645-2232 x 118
Fax: (716) 645-3829
Email: dryan@buffalo.edu

  • Strategic Planning
  • Job Search Issues for People with Disabilities
  • Author, Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities
  • Disability 101
  • Vocational Counseling
  • Becoming an Employer of Choice
  • Internet Job Search Tools
  • Assessment

 

Carol Wargo, CWDP
Center for Workforce Learning
6361 Timberbluff Circle
Avon, IN 46123
Phone: (317) 838-5487
Email:
malaw528@aol.com

 

Jess Wilson, CWDP, GCDF
Program Manager
Workforce Investment Act Administration
PO Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
Phone: (360) 438-4152
Cell: (360) 402-3130
Email:
jdwilson@esd.wa.gov

  • Offender Workforce Development (NIC Certification)
  • I Could Get Them A Job...... If They Didn't Have Criminal History!
  • Turning Stress Into Laughter!
  • Anything You Can Do We Can Do Better!

 

Judy Young
Learning Facilitator
Center for Workforce Learning
3131 Morningside Dr
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 247-4388
Email: judydyoung@earthlink.net

 

For more information contact the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP):

Phone (202) 589-1790; Email nawdp@aol.com; Fax (202) 589-1799

810 First Street, NE, Suite 525, Washington, DC 20002-4227

 

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