Business Advisory Councils

All Ohio school districts and Educational Service Centers need to have a Business Advisory Council. Business Advisory Council plans must be submitted by September 30, 2019.

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The OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal

Ohio high school students now can earn recognition by showing they are prepared to contribute to the workplace and their communities. The OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal is a formal designation students can earn on their high school diplomas and transcripts indicating they have the personal strengths, strong work ethic and professional experience that businesses need. Learn more

In-Demand Jobs Week Classroom Activites 

In-Demand Jobs Week gives students and job seekers a great chance to learn more about rewarding local careers — careers for which employers are right now recruiting.  

In-Demand Jobs Week is a chance to inspire your students about their futures by using the classroom and employer-based activities to focus on well-paying, in-demand careers and pathways. | View Classroom Activities

Today, children need to see a link between what they are learning and future work. Career Connections offer practical ways for teachers and school counselors, families and community members to show students, as early as in kindergarten, the types of jobs possible for them.

Career Connections Framework

Career Connections Framework

Help students develop a vision and realistic plan for their futures – during K-12 and beyond

Advising Policy

Work-Based Learning

Connect business and education through authentic work experiences

Promising Practices


Access resources and training for teachers using this no-cost career planning system

Parents and Families

Families and Communities

View tools to help your child make career connections

School Counselors

School Counselors

Resources, new counselor standards, and links to professional organizations



Learning strategies, lesson activities, professional development and reporting tools

Student Success Clearinghouse

Student Success Resource Library

Clearinghouse of resources to support career advising and dropout prevention

OhioMeansJobs K-12

Advising Policy

Review career advising policies/student success plans that districts may use to inform local planning

Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Link your interests to a future career


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