ideastream Work Force Development Task Force


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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.


Meeting Dates


Next Meeting:August 9, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. | The Career Path Less Taken Pomotional Video

April 3, 2019 | Agenda | Task Force Master List | Mid-Year Update | The Career Path Less Taken Documentary

December 4, 2018 | Download Meeting Recap

September 4, 2018 | Download Meeting Recap

June 21, 2018 | Download Meeting Recap

April 26, 2018 | Download Meeting Recap


Task Force Members


Vince Adamus, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Bishara Addison, Towards Employment

Rosalyn AllenCleveland Metropolitan School District

Dale AnglinThe 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

Monica Bricker-Thompson, United Way Services of Geauga County

Bethia Burke, Fund for our Economic Future

Grady Burrows, BioEnterprise

Steve CavinessThe Cleveland Foundation

Robert Dawson, Lake County Workforce Development Board

Courtney DeOreo, RITE Board/Greater Cleveland Partnership

Craig DornYouth Opportunities

Glenn Faircloth, Lorian County JVS

Angela Finding, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Kendra Gardiner, Jumpstart, Inc.

William H. Gary Sr., Cuyahoga Community College

Traci GreenLorain County Community College

Betty Halliburton, Lorain County JVS

Michael Hanlon, Chardon Local School District

Stacey Haymen, Rocky River Public Library

Tracy Jemison, Geauga Growth Partnership

Meryl Johnson, State Board of Education (District 11)

Dr. Ethan Karp, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)

Shilpa KedarCleveland State University

Grace Kilbane, Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board & Cleveland|Cuyahoga County Ohio Means Jobs Offices

Valerie Kocin, Cuyahoga Falls Library

Kimm Leininger, Geauga Growth Partnership

Mike Longo, Lorain County Workforce Development Agency

Shana Marbury, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Aurora Martinez, Morly Library, Painsville

Aaron Mason, Cleveland Public Library

Shayna Mucherheide, Cleveland Public Library 

Alison MusserLorain County Community College

Christine Nelson, TeamNEO

Debbi Perkul, MAGNET

Norm Potter, Twinsburg City School District

Kathi Powers, Twinsburg City School District

Julie Ramos, Wickliffe City School District

Halle RichCuyahoga County Public Library

Jill Rizka, Towards Employment

Margo Reda, Ohio Means Jobs - Geauga County & Geauga County Job & Family Services

Dr. Terrence Robinson, Success Pathways Alliance
Watch Robinson's appearance at the City Club of Cleveland.

Jill Rizka,Towards Employment

Autumn Russell, MAGNET

Leslie Ryan, Lake County Workforce Development Board

Angela Salviejo, Sherwin-Williams

Terri Burgess Sandu, Lorain County Community College

Andrea Celico, Bedford Schools

Craig Sernik, Northeast Ohio Consortium Council of Governments Area 19 Workforce Development Board

Glen Shumate, Construction Employers Association (CEA)

Matt Sinclair, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)

John Skrtic, Cleveland Public Library

Jowan Smith, Getting Our Babies to College 101

Adam Snyder, MAGNET

Joe Spiccia, Wickliffe City School District

Jenna Stahl, Jumpstart, Inc.

Ran Sweeney, Ferrotherm, Inc.

Craig A. Swenson, Geauga County Department of Job and Family Services

Dean Trilling, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)

Missy TomsYouth Opportunities

Frank Whitfield, Lorain County Urban League

Helen WilliamsThe Cleveland Foundation

Anu Yadavalli, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)


Partner Organizations


Chardon Local School District

Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Cleveland Public Library

Construction Employers Association (CEA)

Cuyahoga Community College

Ferrotherm, Inc.

Fontanelle Group, Inc. / Middlefield Post

Getting Our Babies to College 101

Greater Cleveland Partnership

Lake County Workforce Development Board

Lorain County Community College

Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)

Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)

Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)

Sherwin-Williams

State Board of Education (District 11)

TeamNEO

Wickliffe City School District

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