The research will analyze the availability of talent and 21st Century skills in the Toledo Region. The goal of this study is to develop data-based strategies that will ensure education and workforce efforts are aligned with the local economy.
Multiple partners have signed on to support this strategic initiative including Bowling Green State University, Fulton County Economic Development, the Toledo Community Foundation, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, the University of Toledo and Wood County Economic Development.
The bulk of the research and data collection will take place between July and September 2018. Initial data findings will be presented in late fall, and the final strategic recommendations are scheduled to be announced in February 2019.