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...
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,...
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...
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
We are capitalizing on the great work underway nationally and regionally. Are you interested in launching a new program? Employers, would you like information regarding on-the-job models? The links below provide assistance to the Ohio TechNet constituents as we continue solving the Manufacturing skills gap in Ohio.
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 Skills Certification System, that includes nationally portable, industry-recognized certifications that are combined with for-credit education program options. These education pathways are directly aligned to career pathways in manufacturing, so students progressing through the programs have the opportunity to earn a national certification with labor market value, college credit towards a degree, and the hands-on technical experience to be successful on the job.
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, an industry association or another kind of workforce intermediary, a community college or the public workforce system, or a community-based or service organization, we invite you to use this Department of Labor toolkit.
The Power of Pell: This brief focuses on how a TAACCCT grant helped spur Mott Community College to institutionalize the use of Pell Grants to fund noncredit job training and expand college services for noncredit students.
Manufacturing Day: From MFG DAY media partner, Edge Factor comes the all-new, FREE Rock MFG Day Kit! Created for hosts of registered MFG Day events, this kit is a time-saving and turnkey package of cinematic media and interactive resources to promote and host an awesome MFG Day event! These online resources can help change perceptions of manufacturing, inspire students, spark conversations, engage parents and provide meaningful feedback on the success of the event.
Learn how to gain up to 25-50% female STEM enrollment in just one year. This NSF-funded Online Training is free to ATE grantees and STEM faculty in 2-year colleges, and has seen remarkable results among community college participants.
WorkforceGPS has replaced Workforce3One. This is a next generation, device-friendly website for peer-to-peer connection and resources.
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