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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

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Join us to learn more about Skillful

Join us for a Skillful Webinar

Join the Ohio Workforce Coalition and TalentNEO on August 27 at 1:00pm EST to learn about Skillful, a collaboration of businesses, state government, non-profits, and educators forging a new way of creating and accessing opportunity.

Director Ryan Burgess from the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation will share an overview of Ohio’s engagement in the Skillful Network. Joe Barela, Director of Skillful Colorado will tell us more about his work, the importance of skills-based strategies, and how you can access their tools.

Register for this free webinar.

2018 Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit is November 1

Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit
A statewide convening of Ohio manufacturers and their workforce partners
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Great Columbus Convention Center

Register for the Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit 2018 on Thursday, November 1. This statewide convening of manufacturers and their critical workforce suppliers will help manufacturers and their workforce partners to:

  • Learn about successful regional manufacturers’ workforce partnerships
  • Hear about best practices and initiatives underway across Ohio and how those might align with your requirements
  • Access tools and resources that help support regional workforce development
  • Network and socialize with others, like you, who are making a difference!

Explore the event schedule and register on the event webpage.

The New College Credential

Master’s Degree or short term certificate…see what the NY Times has to say at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/09/education/edlife/09certificate-t.html?emc=eta1.

NPR features series of labor market stories

Read or listen to each storie online at http://www.npr.org/series/131331670/the-skills-gap-holding-back-the-labor-market?ps=rs.

OBR reacts to interactive tuition trends tool

Yesterday we posted a newly released interactive tool that shows tuition trends across the country from 1999-2010.  The Dayton Daily News ran a story about the Ohio Board of Regents take on tuition trends in Ohio.  Read it at http://bit.ly/beOxRA.

Interactive Tool: Trends in College Pricing

The published price of college continued to climb in 2010-11, according to “Trends in College Pricing 2010,” the newest installment in a series of annual reports issued by the College Board. To explore tuition trends at a particular college or university, start by choosing an institution type and a state, and then select an institution. You will then be able to compare its tuition and fees with those at other institutions, stretching back to 1999.  Use the tool at  http://bit.ly/avsrvF.

Early college dropouts cost state millions

Students who leave postsecondary education between their first and second years, cost the state millions of dollars.  Read the story online: http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/10/12/early-college-dropouts-cost-taxpayers-billions.html?sid=101