School Counselor Summit

A Panel Discussion at OhioMeansJobs
Posted on 12/12/2018
Image of a Panel Discussion at OhioMeansJobsMore than 70 secondary school counselors from Akron Public Schools and other Summit County schools attended the School Counselor Summit Conference on December 7. The half-day conference was held at OhioMeansJobs Summit County Building at 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave. The conference format was a panel discussion about well-paying career opportunities in Summit County for students directly out of high school and/or students pursuing two- or four-year college degrees.

The panel consisted of technology career experts from Timken Company, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Progressive Insurance, KYOCERA SGS Precision Tools and National Interstate Insurance. The panelists provided information about the abundance of technology jobs in Summit County. Panelists also discussed the need for students to have employable skills. Students who have good people skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to think strategically are more likely to find employment. The conference also hosted an Agency Fair. More than 30 Summit County community agencies attended. Agency representatives provided information to school counselors about social service programs for Summit County students and their families.

The Counselor Summit is in cooperation with Akron Public Schools College and Career Academies of Akron, conxusNEO, Jobs for Ohio Graduates, Project Learn, Goodwill, Summit Education Initiative, The Fallen Fathers Foundation, County of Summit, Ilene Shapiro, County Executive, Summit County Social Services Advisory Board.

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