The Ohio Department of Education will be hosting a meetup to share promising practices and promote technical assistance available to business advisory councils, educators, businesses or community partners seeking to create post-secondary transition opportunities to socio-economically disadvantaged students.  

Join us on April 5 at 3:30 pm to hear from Travis Zeigler about the Dare to Succeed program and his collaboration with Academy of Urban Scholars as he shares their model developed to train and hire socially disadvantaged students in the construction trades. 

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Work-Based Learning for Employers  

Join us on November 16th at 1:00 pm - view recording here!

The Ohio Department of Education invites you and your business partners to participate in a webinar focused on:

  • How recruiting and training high school students have cost-effective benefits and creates a skilled talent pipeline.

  • Hear promising practices from High School interns from AEP’s Transmission Co-op and Internship program.

  • Hear why this innovative approach of growing a skilled workforce from K-12 is beneficial to your company

  • Hear how the Department of Education is preparing students beyond High School

  • Gain Best Practices on:

    • Recruiting diverse talent early

    • Closing the skills gap

    • Create learning paths

    • Design apprenticeships, internships, mentorships, and other guided programming