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

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**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 with any questions.