By 1808Delaware

It’s called “Olentangy: BridgED,” and its a new initiative designed to “bridge the gap” between school districts and the business community.

The project will be publicly unveiled at a public panel discussion, “The State of the Central Ohio Workforce,” on October 19 in the Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre, 3140 Berlin Station Road.

In this conversation open to the public, five corporate representatives will share observations on “how our workforce is changing (the Intel effect), emerging trends, and the skills necessary for the job market our students (and parents) will be facing, in lieu of, during and after college. The session will highlight the pathways to the jobs of today and tomorrow, potential opportunities for

Olentangy students, and how Olentangy Schools is preparing students to flourish in our changing economy.”Olenta

Participating panelists will be:

  • Tom Poole, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Lisa Divine, Worthington Industries
  • Jeffrey Lyttle, JPMorgan Chase
  • Evan Benjamin, Honda Motor Company
  • Eric Bull, Elford Construction

Moderator will be Christy Bertolo, founder of BridgED.

The event begins at 7:00 PM. All parents in Olentangy Schools are encouraged to attend.

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