Anoka County Workforce Development Board

The Anoka County Workforce Development Board is one of Minnesota’s 16 local workforce boards, designated under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The Board is composed primarily of business representatives, as well as workforce, education and training, government, economic, and community stakeholders. We are dedicated to quality workforce development endeavors throughout Anoka County. The Board guides the design of local workforce development throughout the county, including oversight of the operation of the CareerForce location in Blaine.

The Anoka County Workforce Development Board is a leader in CareerForce, Minnesota’s unified workforce system. The vision of the Board is that Anoka County and surrounding counties in the region will have a highly skilled workforce which will contribute to the success of businesses in our community. It is vital that our career guidance and exploration services are responsive to customer needs, encourage lifelong learning, support and promote economic growth, support partnerships and promote acceptance and respect. The Anoka County Workforce Development Board is engaged with sector initiatives in healthcare, manufacturing, call center, machine operation and 911 communications. These in-demand industry initiatives provide top-notch training with employer connections offering high wages and prosperous careers. If you are interested in learning more about the Anoka County Workforce Development Board, please contact Nicole Swanson, director, at 763-324-2313 or or click here to visit our website.


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