Partners in training Ohio’s manufacturing workforce

We’re accelerating innovation by creating education-industry partnerships that work to fill today’s creative, exciting and high-tech manufacturing jobs for the next generation.


Our Mission: To support Ohio’s educators in developing the workforce required for employers committed to Advanced Manufacturing & Industry 4.0.

Our Vision: To achieve national recognition for our members as a “Best-in-Class” developing programs and curriculums to accelerate the growth and diversity of Ohio’s workforce.

Our Purpose: To make it easier, faster, and more efficient for Ohio’s educational institutions to produce the workforce of tomorrow for Ohio’s Manufacturers adopting Industry 4.0.

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Expanding Apprenticeships

Expanding apprenticeships and work-based learning

OTN partners have expanded registered apprenticeship programs and launched other Earn & Learn models that align with Ohio’s most in-demand jobs.


Expanding Apprenticeships

Accelerating student learning

OTN launched and is leading the expansion of to help Ohio colleges and universities connect with adults whose on-the-job training may qualify for college credit through Prior Learning Assessment.


Training resources

Offering free training and resources

OTN partnered with the OMA and SkillsCommons to create a portal of free training resources to provide content for your training program.


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Find an education partner near you

Our education partners are helping prepare the next generation of manufacturers. To collaborate or start a program of your own, get contact information here.


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