COVID19 Resources

These are challenging times for us all, employers as well as employees. Every day brings changes, new loan options, new standards, more safety measures, different information. Seems as thought it’s a full time job just to stay on top of it all. Below are links to some helpful resources. If you don’t find what you […]

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 […]

2 Be Connected

This teacher event will be held on July 30 and 31, 2019. The purpose of the event is to have the educational participants visit area businesses and tour their facilities and learn firsthand what businesses are looking for from a potential employee. Ashland area teachers will have the opportunity to participate in this 2-day event. […]

NCWA Summit 2018 Highlights

The event was held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the Ashland University Convocation Center The featured speaker was Montez King, the Executive Director of The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), developing national standards and competency-based credentials in manufacturing trades. Montez is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. […]

Girls with Goggles

The second annual Girls with Goggles event was held on October 12th, 2018 at the Ashland County West Holmes Career Center. There were over 300 sixth grade girls attending along with instructors from the career center, local businesses and visitors. This program gives students the opportunity to learn more about the Trades and non-traditional careers. […]

NCWA 2018 Summit

The event will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the Ashland University Convocation Center from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The featured speaker will be Montez King, Executive Director, NIMS. Montez King is the Executive Director of The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), developing national standards and competency-based credentials in manufacturing trades. […]

Women In Hard Hats

The Women In Hard Hats program was held on March 26th, 2018 at the Ohio Department of Transportation District 3 location in Ashland. There were 13 students participating from Ashland area schools. The purpose of this program was a day long career education event that highlights women in “non-traditional” career opportunities in the workplace. I.E. […]