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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 the workforce of the future through progressive training in soft skills and workforce readiness for teenagers. See Career Readiness, Internship Program and “Career Exploration Open House” links for more information. Select Youth WF Donation Card to make a donation to support these programs. See Youth Program Overview 2019 for more details about the program.
Various 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 training programs are offered as a means for businesses to build their workforce from the inside up. See LEAD Spring 2020 Order Information.
Workforce Continuing Education – Working in collaboration with KSU Geauga, GGP members are offered discounted fees for training in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Quickbooks and other software.
Our Youth Programs: Learn about the 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
Announcing GGP Savings Programs
Learn more about savings resources for LED Lighting, Workers Compensation, Energy and get connected to an SBA loan provider. Information available here at Grow Your Bottom Line .
Learn about GGP & Growth Capital SBA Community Advantage Loans
For membership information download an application form here.
Geauga Growth Partnership annually hosts the HomeGrown Geauga fundraising event to support GGP’s Youth Workforce Development programs, which are designed to “Prepare the Workforce of the Future.”
Support the 8th Annual HomeGrown Geauga by joining us on August 7, 2020 at Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens, 16965 Park Circle, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Event and ticket information will be coming soon.
Geauga Growth offers Sponsorship Opportunities throughout the year. See how your company can benefit from these partnerships. 2020 Sponsorships available.
GEL Breakfast – State of Geauga
7:30 – 9:30 AMKent State University at Geauga
Presented by Geauga Economic Leadership, in collaboration with Leadership Geauga
Register here to attend.
Intro to Excel Training
8:00 – 5PMKent State University at Geauga
Download information for this and other Excel courses offered.
Career Exploration Open House
5:30 – 8:30PMKent State University at Geauga
Who should attend?
- Students interested in the GGP Summer Internship Program
- Students from 6th through 12th grade
- High School Graduates
- Local Geauga County Host Businesses who will be offering Summer Internships
LEAD Supervisor Training
9:00 am-NoonNewbury Business Park, Newbury OH
Download informational order form.