Monthly Archives: December 2019


Episode 151

Career centers partnering with the business community

December 3, 2019 | Issues Facing Schools Today
Guest: Rick Smith

In this episode, host Joel Gagne is joined by Rick Smith, Superintendent of the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center in Bellefontaine, Ohio, about career centers partnering with the business community.

Joel begins by asking why career centers partnering with the business community is important. Rick says he often hears about a looming workforce crisis—an estimated 4 million unfilled jobs in the next five years—that will affect businesses across all industries throughout the country.

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