Center for Career Development & Employability Training (CCDET)

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Welcome to CCDET

Recognized as a strategic and innovative partner for more than three decades, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Center for Career Development and Employability Training (CCDET) offers customized and cost effective services to local, state and federal organizations. We provide:

Strengthening organizational capacity is our goal.  We do it by analyzing the critical issues and then quickly placing either individuals or teams that best meet your needs. Our staff members are highly trained and experienced professionals with expertise in a broad array of subjects.


Oshkosh Back to School Fair

BackToSchoolOver 900 children checked off a majority of items on their school supply lists during the 18th annual Oshkosh Back to School Fair held at North High School on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Almost 100 volunteers helped out not only on the day of the fair, but also the days prior to the fair, setting up rooms and packing school supplies. CCDET staff member, Ruth Mauritz, was involved in setting up this year’s fair and coordinating school supplies for this event!

Children were outfitted with a backpack, a new outfit, socks, underwear and prepackaged bags of hygiene supplies and school supplies. Stylists representing more than 10 local salons provided free haircuts to the children and the Tri-County Dental mobile clinic provided free dental screenings.

More than 20 businesses and community organizations contributed items or monetary donations.


Training Now Available!!


CCDET, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, has developed several online courses for people whose personal or professional lives are touched by those living with dementia.

Multiple introductory-level courses contain broad-based information including:

    • an overview of different types of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease
    • tips and techniques for communicating with people who are living with dementia
    • interactive scenarios in which learners apply knowledge learned throughout the course

The courses are appropriate for a variety of individuals in the community such as:

    • crisis response personnel
    • healthcare providers
    • family and friends of those living with dementia
    • other members of Wisconsin communities

For more information about which course might be right for you or to register, click on the Wisconsin Dementia Care Project tab on this page or

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by Goodnight, Michael last modified Aug 28, 2015 08:48 AM