Upgrade your Career Skills in 2021 with Geauga Growth Partnership Programs

Geauga Growth Partnership and Kent State University, Geauga offer local, customized Workforce Development classes.

Click HERE for current 2021 training information and to register.

*We are able to offer classes customized at your workplace as well. Should you wish to host a training at your company, email info@geaugagrowth.com or call 440-564-1060 for details.

Authentic Above-and Beyond Customer Service 
can Pay Dividends and present Challenges!
January 21, 7:30am-9:30am via Zoom
Featuring Gayle and Ardeshir Agahi, owners of the UPS Store in the Heinen’s Plaza in Bainbridge. Hear their story of opening their store, a unique opportunity to provide exceptional service to their customers, and the national recognition received through news media. Register  HERE

In partnership with GGP, companies can now take 
a FREE class to explore Tooling U-SME in 2021.
Two amazing training paths are theirCertificate of Manufacturing Associate or Turnkey Training. Both programs are designed to enhance onboarding and encourage ongoing learning of employees. Fill out this form to learn more about Tooling U-SME, a completely online learning platform based in Cleveland. Contact GGP with any questions at info@geaugagrowth.com or 440-564-1060.

Adult Workforce Education 
at Auburn Career Center 
In person classes available at their campus in Concord, OH. 2021 Catalog of Courses include Machining, Certified Production Technician, Welding, and more!
Click HERE for the Training Catalog. Contact Michelle Rodewald, Director of Adult Workforce Education for more information 440-357-7542 ext. 8159 or mrodewald@auburncc.org.

TechCred Application Period Open January 4th
Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, announces the first application period in the New Year. In 2020, a total of 966 Ohio employers have been approved for funding, supporting the earning of 15,105 tech-focused credentials by Ohio employees.
These technology-focused credentials take a year or less to complete and prepare current and future employees for the technology jobs Ohio employers need.
The current TechCred application period opens on Monday, January 4th and closes on January 29th at 3:00 p.m. Auburn Career Center programs and Tooling U-SME eligible for reimbursement upon employee completion of class.
You can learn more about the program at TechCred.Ohio.gov

The State of Ohio has an online learning library – accessible at no charge to all Ohio residents. Click HERE for the OhioMeansJobs Assessment and Training Center. Tutorials are available on computer skills, reading, math, managing personal finances, even soft skills! High school students can take practice College Preparation tests including ACT, PSAT and Graduate School exams as well as Career Preparation classes for Allied Health, Law Enforcement Careers, CDL, and Real Estate.



Geauga Growth Partnership is your economic development business resource for networking, collaboration, advocacy and training.  Our mission is to enhance the economic climate in Geauga County by attracting new business, supporting existing businesses, and preparing the workforce of the future.

 For information contact info@geaugagrowth.com or call 440-564-1060.