E07: 22+ Adult Diploma Program

As children, teenagers, and college students head “back to school” across the county, there are also people over 22 years of age and into their 60s coming back to school in Cincinnati Ohio to finish their high school diplomas that they were not able to complete their first time around. This episode features Sherry Kelley Marshall, President and CEO of the Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board and Zak Nordyke, Director at Dohn 22+ Adult Diploma Program, part of the Dohn Community School in Cincinnati, OH, as they discuss the details of the 22+ Adult Diploma Program, why they decided to partner, and some of the benefits of the program.

Dohn 2019 Flyer

Updated 22 Plus Flyer


E06: Procurement and Monitoring of the One Stop Center

Procurement and monitoring of the One Stop Center is one of the most challenging requirements for a workforce board in the U.S. In this episode, you’ll discover how the SWORWIB manages this challenging task and you’ll hear from Sherry Kelley Marshall as she shares advice about these processes for workforce professionals.


E05: Evaluating Training Providers

In this episode, Sherry Kelley Marshall discusses how and why the SWORWIB has been evaluating its eligible training providers since 2008, the policies they have in place about eligible training providers, as well as the board committee that oversees Individual Training Accounts and Eligible Training Providers. Discover what the WIOA requirements regarding evaluation will mean for the SWORWIB’s historical self-evaluation.

Training Provider Criteria

ETP Performance Data Summary Sheet 2017-2018

ETP Process for Area 13 UPDATED 06.07.2018

Industry Sector Policy 2017-2020


E04: Alternative High School Diplomas in Ohio

Sherry Kelley Marshall, President & CEO of the Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board, discusses alternative high school diplomas and the options available in Ohio.

Ohio High School Diploma Options 2018


E03: Apprenticeships For Electricians and Electrical Contractors

Sherry Kelley Marshall discusses the partnership between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the National Electrical Contractors Association and SWORWIB and the benefits of that partnership for those seeking a career as an electrician or electrical contractor, as well as for business, education and economic development.

2018-2019 Trade Wages

3.23.18 SWORWIB-IBE WWhite Paper


E02: Re-embedding Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

Sherry Kelley Marshall, President & CEO of SWORWIB discusses the work that they have done in the region to re-embed apprenticeships in manufacturing, why it’s important and who would be a good fit for these apprenticeships.