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Report
Ohio ESC Association
Annual Spring Conference
P-16- Engaging Families, Communities,
Schools, and Higher Education
Dr. Ronald L. Victor
Leadership Ideas
Portage County Vision
Mr. Dewey Chapman
Portage County ESC Superintendent
Lake County Vision
Mr. Brian Bontempo
Lake County ESC Superintendent
The process
Dr. Ronald L. Victor
Education and Workforce Alliance Coordinator’s role:
Coordinate the activities of the:
Design Team
Steering Committee/Planning Council
Funding Sub-Committee
Implementation
The steps and deliverables
To work with the Design Team to provide governance and develop the process, as well
as identify program measurements. Provide the Steering/Planning Council
documentation that includes all data gathered and materials utilized to support
the program implementation and to provide tools for future training and the
sustainment of program objectives.
Deliverables
• Process where young people are prepared for successful entry into the world of
work.
• Training for district personnel to implement and sustain the program.
• Measurements to assess and evaluate program success.
• Program governance.
• Documentation of gathered data and process implementation plan.
• Tools for training and engaging people to sustain the program.
Portage County Mission
The mission of the P-16 Alliance is to support the
economic well-being of Portage County by
creating workforce readiness through
substantive partners among educators, business,
government, and parents that results in a
tailored approach for school to work (P-16) for
the county.
Portage County
Education and Workforce P-16 Alliance
Community
Community
Faith
Based
Org
Business
NonProfit
Chamber
of
Commerce
Arts
Media
Healthy
Economy
Health
Services
Business
&
Industry
Portage Co.
ESC
Government
Public
Library
PreK-12
Schools
Social
Services
Higher
Education
Government
Education
COMMUNITY
OWNERSHIP
Portage County Strategic Imperatives
Build capacity among stakeholders in the areas of skills and knowledge, in
transforming culture, and in transforming structures, systems, and
processes. Sustain a public understanding.
Identify community resources that can be used to help develop a workforce
readiness plan for youth from birth through age 25 and their families.
Develop a forum for businesses to discuss Portage County workforce needs.
Portage County students will understand workforce readiness through
hands-on experiential learning with educators, government, and
community agencies.
Increase high school and college graduation rates of Portage County
youth.
Increase retention of area youth in careers needed for growth in Portage
County.
Lake County Mission
The mission of the Education and
Workforce (P-16) Alliance is to provide all
students in Lake County access and sound
preparation for a range of successful
diverse career opportunities by engaging
and involving businesses, families,
educators, and the community.
Lake County
The Education and Workforce Alliance
Corporate &
Industrial
Business
PreK-12
Schools
Chambers of
Commerce
Higher
Education
Lake Co
ESC & Auburn
Career Center
Health
Services
Social Services
Community Engagement
+
Work Force Development
=
Economic Growth
Families
Faith Based
Organizations
Public
Libraries
Government
Education
Legislatures/
Councils
Arts
Non Profit
Agencies
Media
Community
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Lake County Strategic Imperatives
Begin a comprehensive dialogue between K-12+ Higher Education for the
purpose of receiving career opportunities, college readiness, and career
preparedness.
Promote college readiness, career awareness; preschool readiness standard;
capture resource of Lake Erie careers; transition imperative for preschool
to high school to work; reduce career stigmatization – create career
awareness, peer-to-peer opportunities.
Address two transition periods. (1)Provide applications books on careers in
preschool. (2)Provide education as career ladders.
Provide coordinated, comprehensive preschool services to raise the nine
standards bar across the county.
Address the transition to kindergarten.
Collaboration
Mrs. Jody Wheaton
OE Strategies
The Link to Higher Education
Dr. Gloria Dunnivan
Director, Dual Enrollment Programs
Kent State University
The Link to Business and Industry
Patricia J. Hoyt, Dean
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Lakeland Community College
The Link to Government
Mr. Mark A Schneider
State Representative 63rd House District
Questions
How can we help you?
Mr. Brian Bontempo
Lake County ESC Superintendent
Contact information
Ronald L. Victor Ed.D.
Education and Workforce Alliance (P-16) Coordinator
Lake County Educational Service Center
30 South Park St. Suite 310
Painesville, Ohio 44077
440.350.2563 x736 phone
440.622.4971 cell
[email protected]
Thank You

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