We are capitalizing on the great work that is underway nationally and regionally.
Interested in launching a new program? Employers, would you like information regarding on-the-job training models? The links below provide assistance to the Ohio TechNet constituents as we continue solving the Manufacturing skills gap in Ohio.
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
Registered Apprenticeships This toolkit provides helpful steps and resources to start and register an apprenticeship program, from exploring the apprenticeship model as a workforce strategy to launching a new program. Whether you’re a business or labor organization,...read more
Right Skills Now Right Skills Now (RSN) is a fast-track manufacturing workforce training program designed to provide manufacturers the skilled workers they need. It is part of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) – Endorsed Manufacturing...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
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
Americans recognize the impact our nation’s manufacturing industry has on the U.S. economy. They also recognize the important role it plays in job creation. In short, this industry truly matters to Americans. Yet, there’s even more good reason for male and female...read more
Inspire Students Based on Edge Factor films and TV shows. eduFACTOR empowers you with tools to make learning relevant, engage parents, reach parents, and make your events sizzle. This program provides resources and tools for educators and business leaders to inspire...read more
Innovation Nationwide Ohio TechNet is encouraging it's educational partners to be a part of this monumental event. Especially given that the work and views of the Workforce Development Institute (WDI) are important to the national landscape. The American Association...read more
One of Ohio TechNet's major focuses is to promote on-the-job training and apprenticeships which makes National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) such an exciting opportunity. Therefore, we are encouraging our partners to provide opportunities during this week for local job...read more
To encourage students to develop the skills they need to become innovators and future manufacturing leaders, LIFT, through its Agile and Low-Cost Processing Pillar, has teamed with the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) at The Ohio State University...read more
Consortium Updates Review recent Weekly Consortium Updates for more Ohio TechNet resources, news, events, and success stories. December 8, 2017 December 1, 2017 November 17, 2017...read more