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.


Vision: The members of the Ohio Technical Skills Innovation Network, or Ohio TechNet is nationally recognized for developing & implementing collaborative, inclusive, innovative solutions that meet manufacturing and tech workforce needs.

Mission: Ohio TechNet supports workforce development and academic professionals at Ohio educational institutions to incubate, develop and sustain innovative programming that accelerates the growth of Ohio’s manufacturing & technical workforce.

Purpose: Ohio TechNet partners benefit from peer-to-peer collaboration, technical assistance and access to resources, making program expansion and innovation at their institution more efficiently, faster to implement, and easier to sustain.

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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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