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Career Readiness and Innovation

The ESC is leading the way in being a connector of information and work efforts which facilitates the alignment of the work of many stakeholders. Collaborating with high education institutions, the Ohio Department of Education, the Office of Workforce Transformation, Chamber of Commerce as well as local businesses, agencies and non-profits, we strive to make connections, provide supports and resources, and create innovative programming for school districts in our region. 
 
Part of being Career Ready means that students are taught to be desgin thinkers and problem solvers. the ESC of Northeast Ohio has resources and professional development to build skills in educators that will lead students to have a strong foundation in transferable skills that will help them be successful in any career of their choice.  
 
Services Offered:
 
On-Going In-District Professional Development, Coaching Support and Presentations 
  • Culture and Leadership System Training - R Factor Training - Focus 3
  • Leadership Skill Training and Support
  • Future Thinking and Vision Planning (KnowledgeWorks)
  • Personalized Learning
  •  Using Future Ready Schools Framework
  • Project and Problem-Based Learning
  • Design Thinking and Learning
  • Intentionally teaching, measuring and evaluation Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Collaboration and Communication

 Career Readiness Support, Coaching and Technical Assistance

  • Career Advising
  • Identification of goals, barriers and action steps for strategic planning
  • Innovative Career Programming Design
  • Credit Flexibility
  • College Credit Plus
  • Facilitation of Professional Learning Communities
  • Creating Comprehensive School Counselor Plans
  • Using National Clearinghouse date

 In-District of Cross-District Community Relations to build Career Readiness Skills

  • Establishing Business and Community Partnerships
  • Creating authentic experimental learning opportunities for students
  • Grant writing support
  • Creating collaboratives

Costs for the professional development, consultation and embedded coaching services are determined on a case by case basis, depending on district's needs.

Contact Information

Amy Harker 

 Northeast Regional Career & Innovation Specialist

216-524-3000 x4264

Amy.Harker@escneo.org 

    

Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio
6393 Oak Tree Boulevard South, Independence, OH 44131
P:(216) 524-3000  |  F:(216) 524-3683  |  info@esc-cc.org
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