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Jacobs represents Coshocton County One Stop at summit

| February 28, 2013

COSHOCTON – Lynn Jacobs of Coshocton Co. Job & Family Services attended the Ohio Economic-Education Summit to help build education and industry relationships, which enhance and add workforce development programming aligned with business needs today and tomorrow.

The sixth annual Summit, conducted Feb. 26-27 in downtown Columbus, focused on 10 industries identified by Gov. John Kasich’s administration as critical to improve the state’s economy: Aerospace/aviation, agribusiness/food processing, automotive, biohealth, energy (renewable, oil/gas), financial services, health, information technology, manufacturing and polymers/chemicals.

More than 50 industry and education leaders provided information on skill gaps and best practices related to improving workforce development in Ohio. The primary keynote presenter was Richard O’Sullivan, principal and founder of Change Management Solutions. Michael L. Sawyers, acting superintendent of public instruction at the Ohio Department of Education, also gave remarks.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Career-Technical Education, the Summit was conducted in collaboration with the Governor’s Office, Jobs Ohio, the Development Agency, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education. More than 350 people attended the Summit.

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