Wayne County Schools Career Center

Guiding Career Transition to Manufacturing

After he made the decision to drop out of high school, Chris Garrett worked in the food services industry for over a decade, eventually ending up scraping by working two jobs. But, after his daughter was born, he was determined to set an example. Learn how Chris’s training at Wayne County Schools Career Center connected him to a fabulous new career in manufacturing!

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Columbus State Community Based Partnerships

Columbus State Community College: Partnering with community-based organizations to train transitioning adults

Columbus State Community College has developed partnerships with government and community organizations such as Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC)/OhioMeansJobs, Columbus Urban League, and the Ohio Association of Food Banks (OAFB) to assist in participant recruitment. These relationships are key to connecting with transitioning adults,...

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Helping Employers

Lorain County Community College: Research Pinpoints Needs of Adult Learners

One of most compelling aspect of LCCC’s recent work with adult learners has been building on the strong bonds it forms with employers. LCCC’s TRAIN Ohio Earn & Learn program is a replicable Ohio TechNet initiative that connects students with work-based learning opportunities in manufacturing...

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Machine Concepts: Co-op Program Develops Highly Skilled Team

Machine Concepts is an industry-leading, engineering-based machinery builder that partners with manufacturers around the world to design and build cutting-edge machines to operate in the most demanding manufacturing environments.

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