Category Archives: Workforce Development Board

Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments Meeting – 8/10/2017

The Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) will convene its next public meeting at 9:30 AM on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Wellness Center’s Crystal Point Conference Room, located at 4125 Medina Road, Akron, OH 44333. The SAMWA COG is responsible for implementing, governing, […]

Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting – 8/9/2017

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will convene it’s regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM. The meeting will be held in the Montrose Conference Room on the second level of the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Wellness Center, located at 4125 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333. This is a public meeting and all […]

Request for Proposal: One-Stop Operator

The Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG), in collaberation with the Summit and Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB), announces the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFPs) for entities interested in being an “Operator” in the federally mandated One-Stop Employment center system nationally branded as American Job Centers (AJCs). In Ohio, these One-Stop […]

Public Notice – Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting 5/24/2017

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will convene it’s regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8:00 AM. The meeting will be held at Summa Health Medina Medical Center, located in Medina, OH. Directions to Summa Health Medina Medical Center can be found by clicking here. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. […]

Public Notice – Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting 3/22/2017

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will convene it’s regularly scheduled meeting this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM. The meeting will be held at OhioMeansJobs Summit County in Room 119B. Directions to OhioMeansJobs Summit County can be found by clicking here. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Please contact daniel.grantham@workforcearea2.org for more […]

The Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) Region Invites the Public to Comment on the Regional and Local Plans

In accordance with the requirements of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the State of Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services, the Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) Regional and Local Plans for each of NOW’s five local workforce are available […]

1/25/2017 Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting

The next meeting of the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8:00 AM. The meeting will be held at Summa Health Medina Medical Center, located at 3780 Medina Road in Medina, Ohio. The meeting is open to the public. For more information about the Workforce Development Board, including it’s mission, […]

Public Notice – Workforce Development Board Meeting – December 14, 2016

    The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will meet at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The meeting will be held in room 119B at OhioMeansJobs Summit County in Akron, OH. Directions to OhioMeansJobs Summit County can be found by clicking here. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Please contact Area2WIB@gmail.com for more […]

Public Notice – Workforce Development Board Meeting

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will be meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Akron General Health & Wellness Center West, Medina Rd. Akron 44333. This is a public meeting. Anyone is free to attend. Please contact Area2WIB@gmail.com for more details.

Introducing the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board

Our local workforce area, comprised of Summit and Medina counties, has been transitioning from working under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) since the federal law was signed in 2014. New regulations from WIOA change the required partners represented on the Board, with a larger focus on labor […]