Iowa Workforce Development Heightens Partnership with DMACC


For Immediate Release
Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646

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Des Moines – Iowa Workforce Development congratulates Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) for being selected as the new Workforce Investment Act (WIA) service provider in Central Iowa.

On Thursday, The Region 11 Workforce Investment Board and the Local Elected Officials took significant steps to ensure the continuity of services to clients. “IWD looks forward to enhancing our working relationship and partnership with DMACC as the new provider. Their track record of service to the community and fiscal responsibility speaks for itself,” stated Iowa Workforce Development Interim Director Dave Neil.

As a result of yesterday’s actions, and the thorough plan for service delivery presented by DMACC, IWD has chosen to also partner with them as the PromiseJobs provider in Central Iowa. IWD and DMACC have pledged to work together in a collaborative effort in order to provide an efficient, streamlined, and effective delivery of the programs.

“I wish to commend the swift decision making process utilized by the Board in selecting a new provider,” indicated Interim Director Neil. “By making this decision, we will all move forward to the common goal, service to our customers.”

Throughout the state, Iowa Workforce Development provides critical services and resources to support the prosperity, productivity, health and safety of Iowans and their communities.