Industry-Recognized Credentials 101

An Introduction to IRC for Building Teams and Individuals

About this Workshop...

Industry-Recognized Credentials 101


During the morning session, staff from the MCESC Career Counseling Department will dive into the world of industry-recognized credentials that can be offered in your home school.


We will review multiple credentialing opportunities and how they can be added to your existing courses or added as a new program.


The areas that will covered in this session will include:


  • Benefits of implementing IRCs
  • Staff and student buy-in
  • Student recruitment
  • Viable credentialing programs to implement at the home school
  • Discuss existing courses where IRCs could be implemented
  • Pre-apprenticeships
  • Tracking student data - OMJ Graduation Seals, Prepared for Success, Graduation requirements.
  • Developing community connections through your Business Advisory Council


This will be a virtual synchronous experience via Zoom.

Workshop Details:

Suggested Audience: A team including - HS Principal, Career Coach, Curriculum Director, School Counselor and/or Teacher(s). Superintendents and BAC members are also invited to attend.

Presenters: Robert Eggleston and Sandy Furano, Mahoning County Educational Service Center


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

9:00 - Noon

Click here to register: https://forms.gle/PdmtCwDcaDksB2bg8


**The Zoom link will be emailed out one week prior to the event.**


Contact Hour certificates will be provided for full participation.


This session is FREE for all staff members from NPESC's member districts. Cost for teams of 5 from non-member districts will be $200 per team or $50 per person if less than 5 are enrolling payable to NPESC one week prior to the workshop.


Contact Andrea Smith at asmith@npesc.org with any questions.