Welcome to Ohio TechNet
Ohio TechNet is a consortium of regional manufacturers and educators whose purpose is to implement career pathway, apprenticeship-style educational programs that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers.
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Are you an employer looking to discover your workforce?
Are you a student looking for a challenging & well paying career?
Ohio TechNet connects you with the tools you need to succeed!
Adults are Learning Industry-Recognized Skills for In-Demand Occupations That Provide Family-Supporting Wages.
Individuals Enrolled in OTN Programs to Date
Credentials Earned By Students in OTN Programs
Federal Investment in State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Equipment
as of September 30, 2016
Community colleges have the potential to provide low-cost, high-quality education and training to students. Robust relationships between colleges and local industry partners are critical to building strong workforce development programs for students. In this context,...read more
The TRAIN network builds on existing collaboration with manufacturing companies in the region involved with microelectronic assemblies and flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) who are part of a SMART Devices innovation cluster led by Team Northeast Ohio (NEO), a regional economic development entity. Other partners include the University of Akron College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, employers and other local manufacturing intermediaries.read more
Ohio TechNet has experienced great success! Several success stories have been featured in 1-page briefs, which can be shared with a variety of stakeholders. Check these out! Braided Funding Robert Guy: An Army Veteran TRAIN Ohio: Collaboration Built for Purpose Future...read more
Have you found yourself looking for more information on how to incorporate a competency-based model of recruiting talent in your company? In this article we are providing the National Network/Burning Glass document that was written about Occupation Profiles for...read more
Work-and-Learn programs are a solid way of surmounting the challenges that are presented to the modern workforce. These problems can be summarized in four critical areas. First, today's jobs require individuals to have far more specific, technical skills than in the...read more
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is inviting college & high school students around the globe to participate in their 2017 competition. SME is asking students 'how can we get better' by challenging them to create innovative solutions that push the envelope...read more
Ohio TechNet’s Focus Areas
Learn more about our vision to connect education, employers, and workforce into an innovation pipeline that will feed Ohio’s growing advanced manufacturing industry.
You are bright, motivated, and looking for a well-paying career right now. Ohio TechNet and its partners provide the education you need as well as the on-the-job training that builds a competitive resume.
Are you looking for work? Ohio TechNet has a list of over 240+ employer partners that are spread throughout the state of Ohio. Find an employer near you who can provide a challenging and highly rewarding career in advanced manufacturing!