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Recognizing both the importance of improving Ohio’s workforce development system and the enormity of the challenge, in February 2012, Governor Kasich issued Executive Order 2012-02K, creating the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT) to be headed by a director reporting directly to the Governor. The Governor also established the Governor’s Executive Workforce Board, comprised of business leaders and workforce development stakeholders, to guide the OWT in its work and ensure that business needs are at the forefront of improvements made to the workforce system.
The Office of Workforce Transformation has prioritized its work with three strategic goals that drive our work and provide our focus:
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The Office of Workforce Transformation has developed a strategic framework to drive workforce sector strategies for the State of Ohio.
Sector strategies are partnerships of employers within one industry that bring government, education and training, economic and workforce development, labor, and community organizations together to focus on the workforce needs of an industry within a region or statewide labor market.
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