ideastream Work Force Development Task Force
The ideastream American Graduate Work Force Development Task Force is charged with developing a clear understanding of the challenges facing job seekers in Northeast Ohio, strengthening connections between job seekers and employers, and building opportunities for students and young adults to obtain critical skills for 21st century employment.
The Task Force, under the leadership of ideastream's Manager, Educational Content, strives to meet goals and challenges in coordination with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative. Hear from some American Graduate Getting to Work Task Force members about in-demand jobs and the skills gap.
For more information, please contact Celena Roebuck at 216-916-6436 or via email.
Next Meeting: July 25, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
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Task Force Members
Vince Adamus, Greater Cleveland Partnership
Rosalyn Allen, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Dale Anglin, The Cleveland Foundation
Holly Harris Bane, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)
Anthony Battaglia, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Kim McIntosh Breyley, Fontanelle Group, Inc. / Middlefield Post
Steve Caviness, The Cleveland Foundation
Robert Dawson, Lake County Workforce Development Board
Courtney DeOreo, RITE Board
Craig Dorn, Youth Opportunities
Angela Finding, Greater Cleveland Partnership
William H. Gary Sr., Cuyahoga Community College
Traci Green, Lorain County Community College
Michael Hanlon, Chardon Local School District
Meryl Johnson, State Board of Education (District 11)
Dr. Ethan Karp, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)
Shilpa Kedar, The Cleveland Foundation
Grace Kilbane, Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board
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Mike Longo, Lorain County Workforce Development Agency
Shana Marbury, Greater Cleveland Partnership
Aaron Mason, Cleveland Public Library
Alison Musser, Lorain County Community College
Christine Nelson, TeamNEO
Julie Ramos, Wickliffe City School District
Dr. Terrence Robinson, Success Pathways Alliance
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Leslie Ryan, Lake County Workforce Development Board
Angela Salviejo, Sherwin-Williams
Terri Burgess Sandu, Lorain County Community College
Glen Shumate, Construction Employers Association (CEA)
Matt Sinclair, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)
Jowan Smith, Getting Our Babies to College 101
Joe Spiccia, Wickliffe City School District
John Skrtic, Cleveland Public Library
Ran Sweeney, Ferrotherm, Inc.
Dean Trilling, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)
Missy Toms, Youth Opportunities
Frank Whitfield, Lorain County Urban League
Helen Williams, The Cleveland Foundation
Anu Yadavalli, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)