Ohio Means Jobs:

Essential Tips & Tools for HS Educators & Administrators

Learn how to effectively utilize the OhioMeansJobs website to maximize career advising and exploration.

Workshop Summary

Date: October 29, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Indian Lake High School, 6210 State Route 235 N, Lewistown, OH 43333 (Room C20)

Target Audience: High School Teachers, School Counselors, and Administrators

Space is Limited to 20 Participants:- Once the ESC receives twenty (20) registrations, all subsequent registrants will be placed on a waiting list. You will receive an email within three (3) days of your registration confirming whether you have been accepted for the workshop OR placed on the waiting list.

Overview: Join us for this free seminar highlighting essential elements of the OhioMeansJobs website and career advising platform. The seminar will provide high school teachers, school counselors, and administrators with an overview of how to: (1) effectively navigate the system, (2) help students maximize their use of the tool, and (3) effectively manage your career advising program using OMJ as it is foundation.

Topics Covered in This Session

In addition to receiving an overview / refresher on system navigation, participants will receive information on the following:

>>Career Advising in the Classroom: Building a Strong, Successful Career Advising Program: Looking for a way to improve your school district while simultaneously producing successful, productive members of society? This session will guide you through some best practices on how to infuse career advising throughout a students’ K-12 experience in your district, focusing on career planning in a student’s high school years. Career advising can be the basis of a powerful impact on your students. Attendees will be able to identify how their school is implementing career advising, learn about tools and resources available to support career advising in their schools, and leave with next steps to better engage students in career-focused opportunities in and out of school.

>>Using OhioMeansJobs K-12 and other resources to support career development: Have you been using OhioMeansJobs K-12, but wonder if it can do more? If you’ve taken the online OhioMeansJobs training course through the Ohio Department of Education’s training site, this is the next step. Learn tips and tricks to maximize the resources in this site as well as gain strategies on using the site to implement career advising within your classroom and school.

>>OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal information for implementation: Ohio high school students now can earn recognition by showing they are prepared to contribute to the workplace and their communities. In this session, attendees will learn the process in which a student can earn the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal designation. Use current state initiatives and local advisory committees to create and enhance mentor-ship and work-based learning opportunities for students to gain experience demonstrating the professional skills required to achieve the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal.


Tisha Lewis

Career Connections Administrator

Ohio Department of Education

Contact Hours

3.0 Contact Hours Provided by the MRESC

Registration Fee = $0 (Free Event)

Registration is required - Please click on button below to register.

Video Overview of Ohio Means Jobs K-12 Platform



Monday, Oct. 29th, 12-3pm

6210 Ohio 235

Lewistown, OH

Upon Arrival: Upon arrival please check-in at the high school's main office. Once you have checked in the office staff will direct you to room C-20 for the workshop.

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in at the office, find the room, and get settled.

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the session.

Weather Contingency Policy: Participants should plan to arrive unless they receive a formal “CLOSURE / CANCELLATION” email from the Midwest Regional ESC on the morning of the event.

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