ideastream Work Force Development Task Force
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 Community Engagement and Education department, strives to meet goals and challenges in coordination with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative.
For more information, please contact Celena Roebuck at 216-916-6436 or via email.
December 4, 2018
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
Holly Harris Bane, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)
Anthony Battaglia, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Kim McIntosh Breyley, Fontanelle Group, Inc. / Middlefield Post
Robert Dawson, Lake County Workforce Development Board
Angela Finding, Greater Cleveland Partnership
William H. Gary Sr., Cuyahoga Community College
Michael Hanlon, Chardon Local School District
Meryl Johnson, State Board of Education (District 11)
Dr. Ethan Karp, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)
Grace Kilbane, Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board
Shana Marbury, Greater Cleveland Partnership
Aaron Mason, Cleveland Public Library
Christine Nelson, TeamNEO
Julie Ramos, Wickliffe City School District
Dr. Terrence Robinson, Success Pathways Alliance
Watch Robinson's appearance at the City Club of Cleveland.
Leslie Ryan, Lake County Workforce Development Board
Angela Salviejo, Sherwin-Williams
Terri Burgess Sandu, Lorain County Community College
Glen Shumate, Construction Employers Association (CEA)
Matt Sinclair, Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)
Jowan Smith, Getting Our Babies to College 101
Joe Spiccia, Wickliffe City School District
John Skrtic, Cleveland Public Library
Ran Sweeney, Ferrotherm, Inc.
Dean Trilling, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)
Anu Yadavalli, Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE)