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To meet the challenges of a growing global economy, the Greater Akron Chamber makes education a priority by working with our business, education, and government partners to create a community that attracts and retains a world-class Ohio workforce while presenting the quality of life that keeps businesses here.

The Greater Akron Chamber works closely with its employment and workforce training partners to stay ahead of the fast paced, ever-changing skills workforce needs by identifying and creating new educational programs dedicated to the new technologies being created. Partners we work closely with are:

Higher Education Resources:

Kent State University
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Stark State College
The University of Akron

Education Resources:

Akron Public Schools (APS)
Summit Education Initiative (SEI)
National Inventors Hall of Fame® School ... Center for STEM Learning
Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)

Other Resources:

National Tooling and Machining Association
Ohio Means Jobs
Small Business Development Center