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Welcome to the official blog of OPWD!

It's the ultimate inside scoop into who we are, what we do, and how we do it – as well as other fun and inspiring tidbits about the people of OPWD and the experiences that are cultivated in our office.


INSIDER CONTENT

Human Trafficking Prevention Course Launches

MAY 26, 2020 - UF OPWD and the Alachua Coalition Against Human Trafficking team up to launch Human Trafficking Prevention course. Read More


Welcome to our Learning Cafe!

MAY 12, 2020 - UF Partnership with Coursera provides free digital learning access during COVID-19. Read More


Wellness Update - Quarantine Edition

APRIL 28, 2020 - Keep up with OPWD's activities during quarantine and working from home! Read More


FlaWARN Launch

APRIL 14, 2020 - Florida's Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (FlaWARN) has a fresh online look and new database! Read More


OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE - BUT REMOTE

MARCH 31, 2020 - The Office of Professional and Workforce Development is working diligently to bring our sector of face-to-face content into the online realm. Read More


UF OPWD IS ACTIVELY MONITORING COVID-19

MARCH 17, 2020 - We are monitoring the Coronavirus and its impact to our training programs. We will provide updates on their status as more information becomes available. Read More


3rd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference

MARCH 3, 2020 - The Office of Professional and Workforce Development (OPWD) is preparing for the 3rd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders (IWL) Conference Read More


First Ruby Parker Puckett Scholarship CDM, CFPP Scholarship Awarded

FEB. 18, 2020 - The very first Ruby Parker Puckett Scholarship CDM, CFPP Scholarship has been awarded to Danielle Davis. Read More


OPWD Community Outreach

FEB. 4, 2020 - OPWD wanted to highlight two employees for their efforts in implementing approaches that give back to the community. Read More


2020 Wellness Update

JAN. 21, 2020 - The Office of Professional and Workforce Development is putting some of our smaller initiatives toward our overall Wellness Plan into action. Read More


Welcome to the OPWD Insider!

JAN. 7, 2020 - The Office of Professional and Workforce Development (OPWD) is excited to embark on an online-blogging journey to educate our audiences in an informative and engaging way. Learn about who we are, what we do, and how we do it – as well as other fun and inspiring tidbits about the people of OPWD and the experiences that are cultivated here. Read More