Accomplishments

The RITE Board has been recognized by:

  • American Association of Community College Workforce Development Institute
  • Cleveland Plus – Workforce Development Award
  • Cuyahoga County Workforce Innovation Sector Partnership Task Force
  • Fund for our Economic Future Engage and Empower Committee
  • National Association of Workforce Boards and Business U
  • National Conference for Workforce Education
  • State of Ohio’s Office of Workforce Transformation and Department of Higher Education
  • The Aspen Institute – Model of Success

Since inception, RITE has accomplished:

  • More than sixty employers engaged as Board Members, program partners, and sponsors.
  • Eight highly engaged and committed higher education institutions involved in the design and delivery of programs.\
  • Ninety-nine high schools involved in one or more programs.
  • Robust and fast-growing partnerships with like-minded industry-facing associations, economic and workforce development, educational and other community-based organizations that now turn to RITE to engage in strategic IT talent development activities.
  • Strategic Labor Market Information
  • Articulation of IT career pathways across sectors,
  • Job profiles for in-demand roles
  • Jobs in Demand Grid
  • Educational Program Matxi according to Career Pathways
  • Creation of the APP Model – a guiding holistic model from student first touch point to job attainment.
  • Scalable programs and services designed to attract, prepare and place IT talent.
  • More than 1,000 high school students and 750 college and university students served.
  • Methodology for testing student skills, behavioral dimensions and competencies for IT roles – validated with 80 students.
  • IT internships among RITE companies increased by 41 from 2010 to 2014
  • Strategic Labor Market Information:
    • Articulation of IT career pathways across sectors,
    • Job profiles for in-demand roles
    • Jobs in Demand Grid
    • Educational Program Matrix according to Career Pathways
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