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Hiring and retaining good workers is one of the most important issues facing Geauga County employers. Geauga Growth Partnership is dedicated to workforce preparation by providing educational opportunities for youth and adults.
GGP’s Youth Workforce Education is designed for preparing tomorrow’s workforce today through progressive training in soft skills and workforce readiness for teenagers. See Career Readiness and Internship Program links for more information. Click here to make a donation to support these programs. See Youth Workforce Education Overview 2017 for more details about the program.
Free Programs and events are offered by GGP to meet training needs as expressed by members. See current and relevant topics in Upcoming Events.
Professional Development workshops and programs are offered as a means for businesses to build their workforce from the inside up. See the Professional Development Brochure Winter 2017 for details.
Workforce Development training – Working in collaboration with KSU Geauga, GGP members are offered discounted fees for training in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and other software. See the full catalog at this link
Our Youth Programs; Career Awareness, Career Readiness and our Summer High School Internship are funded by proceeds from
The Geauga Growth Partnership works to retain and grow jobs, contribute to business growth and strengthen the local economy. GGP Key Action Areas include:
- Serving business needs as a trusted advisor, facilitator, and advocate
- Sponsoring internships and other workforce and career education initiatives
- Supporting entrepreneurs
- Addressing key issues such as health care, shale oil and gas, and utilities
- Assisting with commercial real estate needs
Geauga Growth Partnership annually hosts the HomeGrown Geauga fundraising event. Don’t miss the 2017 HomeGrown Under the Dome.
All proceeds from HomeGrown Geauga support GGP’s Youth Workforce education programs, which are designed to “Prepare Tomorrow’s Workforce Today.”
Reap the Rewards of Event Sponsorships!
Join Geauga Growth’s team of event sponsors. Your sponsorship investment enables GGP to continue its mission and reaps great marketing benefits for your company.
2017 Sponsorship Opportunities are now available at 2017 Sponsorship form w Opportunities.
Navigating Employee Leaves of Absence – Seminar & Workshop
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Kent State Geauga, Burton Ohio
5th Annual HomeGrown Geauga
5:30pm – 9:00 pmASM International, Materials Park OH
LEAD Supervisor Training
9:00 am-12:00 pmNewbury Business Park