Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership was one of 12 partnerships awarded a total of $2.5 million dollars from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s Office of Workforce Transformation.
Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership will receive $100,000.
The award, which was presented by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, is to be used for sector partnership programs that help ensure Ohioans can participate in the workforce pipeline while meeting the needs of job creators and the local economy, according to a news release.
The selected partnerships are in various regions across Ohio and focus on multiple in-demand industry sectors such as manufacturing, health care, information technology, construction and transportation. Awarded partnerships include:
Industry Sector Partnerships are designed to develop workforce strategies specific to the various regions around the state, with the goal of driving collaboration between local businesses, workforce professionals, education and training providers and community stakeholders, according to the release.
The funds will allow Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership to expand its efforts to grow the pipeline of skilled workers and increase the involvement of employers and training providers in this region.
“A skilled workforce will continue to be a cornerstone of our economic strategy moving forward, and Industry Sector Partnerships develop targeted strategies to address regional workforce needs,” said Lydia Mihalik, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. “We are providing Ohioans with training to grow or start their career.”
The Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership is an employer-led group committed to promoting manufacturing and growing the available workforce in the region for manufacturing companies.
The Partnership is an employer-led group committed to promoting manufacturing and growing the available workforce in the region for manufacturing companies.
For more information on how the Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership can help those seeking a life-changing career, or if you are a manufacturer interested in joining, visit www.lcmsp.org, or email at [email protected].
A representative will respond quickly, the release said.