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  • NCWA Connects With Future Employees
    Several NCWA members including Brethren Care Village, Centerra Co-op, and Simonson Construction had the opportunity to meet with adult and high school students at the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center in January. Nearly 400 students stepped up to meet local employers. Students learn about career opportunities with Simonson Construction. Centerra Co-op employees talk to students about high tech careers in the agriculture industry.
  • NCWA 2019 Workforce Summit a Success
    Nearly 100 people met at the John C. Myer Convocation Center at Ashland University on October 30th for the annual summit. Attendees listened to speakers discuss their solutions to the limited workforce challenges throughout the region. Kristi Clouse, Executive Director of Operations, Jobs Ohio shared with the crowd more detail about the structure of Jobs Ohio and how it relates to their efforts in workforce and training development. One area of focus is apprenticeships which is a valuable resource for both employers and employees. A panel of three including Carrie McElevey, Group Training Leader of Schaeffler in Wooster, Maribeth Eckert, … Read more


The North Central Workforce Alliance of Ohio (NCWA) is a business-driven partnership consisting of employers from North Central Ohio whose focus is to share resources and ideas to solve common problems in attracting, training, and retaining the qualified and dedicated employees needed to grow area businesses.


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Thursday, May 4, 2017 – North Central Workforce Alliance of Ohio Spring Summit 2017

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