Our Partners

At WRTP/BIG STEP, collaboration is our way of life. Whether we are working with employers, public agencies, lawmakers, or community-based organizations, collaboration drives our success. In addition to our strong partnerships with labor and industry, we also work closely with other organizations addressing workforce training and development through the Community Workforce Partnership.

Our success hinges on the success of our collaboration with these partners:

Industry Partners

Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee
Building Advantage
Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council
National Electrical Contractors Association
PNC Bank
Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Foundation Partners

Bucyrus Foundation
Caterpillar Foundation
Forest County Potawatomi Foundation
Harley-Davidson Foundation
Kellogg Foundation
WE Energies Foundation

Government Partners

City of Madison
City of Milwaukee
Dane County
Milwaukee County
Milwaukee Department of Public Works
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Nonprofit & Community Partners

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Centro Hispano of Dane County
First Choice of Racine
La Casa de Esperanza
Milwaukee Community Service Corps
Milwaukee HIRE Center
Milwaukee Urban League
Northcott Neighborhood House
Public Allies
ResCare
UMOS
YWCA of Southeast Wisconsin

Education & Training Partners

Bradley Technical High School
Labor Education and Training Center
Madison Metropolitan School District
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee Public Schools
Oak Creek Franklin School District
Waukesha County Technical College

Workforce Development Partners

Milwaukee Area Workforce Funding Alliance
Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board
Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin