Whether you want to stay relevant in your current field, you’re considering an encore career, or you’re a young professional seeking additional skills to help you land a better job – this Expo is for you! Informative panel presentations, one-on-one coaching sessions, and a vast array of exhibitors are all focused on helping adults like you who want to enhance their skills, explore their career options, and position themselves for successful employment. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a job fair or hiring event.
ONE-ON-ONE COACHING | 4 - 6:30 PM (15-minute sessions; first come, first served)
Get advice from experienced career coaches who work with clients every day. Our Job Seekers volunteers have extensive experience in job searching, career coaching, and skills/interest inventories. Bring your questions for an individual, 15-minute session with coaches/advisors Lisa Gillespie, Dana Morgan, Judith Schimpf and Mike Vacchiano.
ADULT EDUCATION SUCCESS STORIES | 5:00 - 6:00 PM
A panel of adult students and graduates will talk about how they made Adult Education work for them! They will discuss: how they chose their program, how they paid for it, obstacles they faced along the way, and where they are now in their educational and career goals.
A broad spectrum of community organizations and services will be on hand offering information about education options, financial aid, job training, career coaching, and so much more. There's still room for exhibitors! Email Carey Bailey-Coffman to register as an exhibitor. More than 40 exhibitors will attend Including:
Better Business Bureau
The Brunner Literacy Center
CareSource Life Services **
The Catalyst (Military-to-Civilian Transition)
Central Michigan University
Clark State Community College
Consumer Credit Counseling
Clothes That Work
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce *
Dayton Metro Library *
Dayton Ohio Area Electrical JATC
Dayton VA Medical Center/Benefits
Dean Waggenspack, Career Coach *
Devry University & Keller Graduate School of Management
Drivers Edge CDL Training Academy
Edison State Community College
Girl Develop It Dayton
Indiana Wesleyan University *
Liberty Home Health Care
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Adult Education *
Miami Valley Community Action Partnership
Miami Valley Works, a Services of GESMV *
Montgomery County’s Mini University
New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Dayton *
Ohio Carpenters Apprenticeships
Ohio Means Jobs/Montgomery County Development Services *
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Park University – Wright Patterson AFB
Sinclair Community College/Workforce Department
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Learning (SOCHE) *
Troy Area Chamber of Commerce
Troy Development Council & Upper Valley Career Center
Union Institute & University
United Rehabilitation Services – Employment Services Department
Wesley Community Center
Wright State University
* Planning Partner
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