The Washington Chapter extends a welcome to you and encourages you to contact us regarding membership in the International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP). We welcome any person who is interested in the field of Workforce Development as a member.
Established in 1943
The Washington State Chapter of the International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) was chartered in 1943 and enjoys a rich tradition and history of contributions to workforce excellence in our State. We are a professional association of members who work in public and private workforce development programs.
IAWP members form an integral part of the success of the workforce development system. We are a non-profit educational association dedicated to workforce professionals with a tradition and history of contributions to workforce excellence. Several of our members have received IAWP awards and have been elected to the International Hall of Fame.
Professional growth and development is a priority. We are dedicated to providing members with quality educational content to enhance competence and proficiency and increase knowledge. Members receive the tools and resources needed to effectively contribute to their work through local, state, regional, and international educational conferences, workshops, and institutes. Be sure to visit our Education and Training page for more opportunities
We welcome you to join us! No matter where you live you can join IAWP!
We have four Sub-Chapters:
Be sure to visit their sites to see:
1. The team in that area
2. Events that area is doing
3. How to get connected
Each Sub-Chapter also comes together at our annual State Conference.