Education & Workforce Development

MISSION

To respond to the needs of Ohio employers for qualified, well-trained employees by promoting policies that meet the demands of today’s workplace by pursuing strategies that link education and workforce development in a seamless system and embed skills-based learning into academic instruction.

For more information on the Ohio Chamber’s stances on education and workforce development or how to join the committee, please contact Kevin Boehner.

PRIORITIES FOR 21-22:

  • Advocate for a financial literacy high school graduation requirement.
  • Support increased efforts towards FAFSA completion for Ohioans.
  • Explore opportunities to expand the workforce to help fill existing needs by employers.
  • Strengthen school district Business Advisory Councils to assist in building a stronger relationship with local employers.
  • Ensure the continuation of the TechCred Program.
  • Continue efforts to alleviate the "benefits cliff."
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