November 2021 Business Connection

Business Connection November 2021

The official newsletter of Clark State's Workforce and Business Solutions

Apprenticeship Models and Where to Begin - A Discussion with Clark State College and Industry Partners

Join us for a webinar on Nov 17, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST.

Registered apprenticeship models continue to gain momentum across all industry sectors as a proven workforce pipeline and development tool.

This free panel discussion is applicable to all industries as we discuss how to create an apprenticeship pathway and what is needed. We will share what role Clark State College plays in developing the curriculum and hear from the Greater Ohio Workforce Board to learn how vital they are to this puzzle. The session will include business partners discussing their experience in creating and deploying an apprenticeship program.

Panelists will include:

Gerritt Smith, Director of Workforce and Business Solutions, Clark State College
Dr. Adam Parrillo, Assistant Dean, School of Business and Applied Technologies / Coordinator 
GIS/Geospatial Technology Program
Darryl Grayson, Project Manager, H-1B Grant
Delvin Rockhold, Program Director, Greater Ohio Workforce Board
Dan Yohey, CSSBB, Quality Engineer, Rittal North America, LLC
Erin Deskins, Human Resources Director, IPL Dayton, INC.

Part 107 Drone FAA License Prep Course | Unmanned Aerial Systems Operations, Planning, and Piloting

November 13 - 14, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This two-day course will prepare you to sit for your Part 107 License Exam and give you a hands-on opportunity to practice drone flying through simulation and directly on mini and mid-sized unmanned aerial drones. No equipment necessary, Clark State will provide all you need for this course in commercial drone flying!

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STNA Two Week Training
December 6 - 17, 2021
Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Clinical Days: December 16 - 17 | 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Grant Funding Available! See if you qualify today!

This 75-hour course will introduce students to the principles and procedures of basic patient care. The course is regulated by the Ohio Department of Health and 100 percent attendance is required. The students will be given both classroom and clinical experience. An average of 80 percent or higher is required on quizzes and the final exam to complete the classroom section of the course and proceed to the clinical rotation.

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Dental Radiography
December 10, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Radiography for the Dental Assistant (WKD 007) is a non-credit seven-hour course that meets the requirements for the Ohio State Dental Board certification.

The course goals are to learn:

  • Radiation Physics
  • Radiation Biology
  • Radiation Health Safety and Protection
  • X-ray Films
  • Radiography Film Quality
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Upcoming Events

November 13 - Part 107 Training
December 6 - STNA Training
December 10 - Dental Radiography
January 12 - Phlebotomy

Online Training Opportunities

Adobe Certified Associate
Clinical Dental Assistant
Java Programmer

Clark State College
Workforce & Business Solutions
P.O. Box 570
Springfield, OH 45501
Phone: 937.328.6063


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