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Table of Experts College & Career Readiness

Table of Experts College & Career Readiness

Special advertising feature to Columbus Business First

No longer exclusive of each other, Ohio’s career centers and traditional high schools are working together to prepare students for the next step along the educational pathway.

That may be training for a career in a skilled trade or technology field, earning an industry credential or pursuing a degree at a community college or university, said Central Ohio educators during a recent “College and Career Readiness” panel discussion at Columbus Business First.

They talked about myriad issues, including the importance of helping students develop the skills sought by business and industry, the high cost of college and need for public policies to better address the issues facing educators, students and their families.

Serving on the panel were Columbus State Community College Superintendent of School and Community Partnerships Steve Dackin; Delaware Area Career Center Superintendent Mary Beth Freeman; Eastland-Fairfield Career and Tech