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Stevens Point roundtable focuses on workforce

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW)-- The Department of Worforce Development Secretary-designee hosted a roundtable Tuesday afternoon in Stevens Point.

Caleb Frostman along with Representative Katrina Shankland taking part in a discussion with more than 40 area local employers, workforce development, and representatives from area schools.

The roundtables being an important part of what the Department of Workforce Development does.

"We talked about the trades, we talked about construction, manufacturing, but also insurance, finance, higher education it really I think kinda speaks to the diversity of Central Wisconsin's economy that we kinda covered all the bases as far as the different industries here," said Frostman

"I think we just need to do a better job of talking about the many different industries, the diverse economy and the incredible people that we have here as well as our outdoor and natural resources," said Shankland

The Department of Workforce Development plans to hold more roundtable discussions in the future.

Ben Zitouni

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