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Students can start earning OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seals on high school diplomas RACHEL ABBEY MCCAFFERTY LinkedIn Twitter Google+ RSS Feed STAFF BLOG : Manufacturing and Education Ohio high school students graduating in 2018 and into the future will have the chance to earn the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal on their diplomas and transcripts. The seal will show potential employers that graduates have "personal strengths, strong work ethic and profess...
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A year ago, Gov. John Kasich’s Executive Workforce Board came up with a package of ideas meant to help the state’s school districts do a better job of graduating students who were ready to go to work. Two of those ideas — adding non-voting school board members to help craft a curriculum to meet local business needs and getting teachers to spend time in a business to understand workplace needs — were rejected by lawmakers. But Kasich on Tuesday urged the board to continu...
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich warns there’s a tsunami coming. And, Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of technology giant Google and other ventures, does not disagree with the forecast. Ohio must better position itself, and align its education systems, to better prepare its residents for the increasingly complex, technology-intertwined jobs of the future, they said. Join the conversation at Facebook.com/dispatchpolitics and connect with us on Twi...
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A new website will connect manufacturers and Lake and Geauga county schools, helping students learn about the opportunities available in the industry and companies prepare the next generation of workers.
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Tech-training apprenticeship expanding to Ohio, 3 other states By Carrie Ghose  –  Staff reporter, Columbus Business First Nov 16, 2017, 4:35pm A nonprofit apprenticeship that puts novices in junior software and technology jobs is expanding to Ohio – including a Columbus branch – and three other states with the help of a $7.5 million federal grant. Apprenti was founded last year in Seattle by the nonprofit&...
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With more than 19,000 apprentices earning while they learn in more than 200 occupations, ApprenticeOhio ranks second in the nation and first in the region in the number of apprentices, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced recently.
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With more than 19,000 apprentices earning while they learn in more than 200 occupations, ApprenticeOhio ranks second in the nation and first in the region in the number of apprentices, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced recently.
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OWT is working with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of Higher Education to develop an "OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal," a seal high school students can earn on their transcripts and diplomas by demonstrating job-readiness. We need your help identifying the skills required for success in the workplace. To provide feedback, please fill out this 15-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ProfessionalSkillsSurvey_Businesses
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Public Library Opens Job and Career Center By George Nelson | September 13, 2017 Source: The Business Journal, Youngstown Ohio - http://businessjournaldaily.com/public-library-opens-job-and-career-center/ YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Individuals seeking information and resources related to finding and preparing for jobs have a new space dedicated to accommodating their needs. The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County Tuesday presented its new Career and Job...
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GUEST BLOG: Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs List: Preparing Your Students for Successful Careers — Emily Modell, Governor's Office for Workforce Transformation 7/27/2017 http://education.ohio.gov/Media/Extra-Credit-Blog/July-2017/Guest-Blog-Ohio%E2%80%99s-In-Demand-Jobs-List-Preparing By: Guest Blogger   One seemingly insurmountable challenge that students and their families face is determining where to start when researching, and ultimately pursuing, a career. Students toda...
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