Talent Development Ecosystem

RITE’s extensive and trusted working partnerships emanate from its Regional Leadership Board and its various working committees and groups.

In addition to these formal structures, RITE forms strategic alliances and program partnerships with complementary organizations to build regional capacity, create momentum and deepen impact.

Strategic Alliances

RITE is actively working with the following organizations to address workforce needs:

  • BioEnterprise
  • Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland | Cuyahoga County
  • ConxusNEO
  • Higher Education (see text box)
  • OHTec
  • IoT Collaborative
  • Lorain County RITE Council

Program Partners

RITE links and leverages Northeast Ohio’s assets and resources to build regional capacity and impact:

  • Blockland Talent Node
  • College Now
  • Cuyahoga County
  • Digital C
  • Employers Resource Council
  • Information Security Summit
  • Information Technology Deans Consortium / Community College Collaborative
  • Northeast Ohio Cybersecurity Consortum (NEOCC)
  • State of Ohio Department of Higher Education and Office of Workforce Transformation
  • Stark State College (Skills Gap Research Partner)
  • Talent NEO Consortium
  • Tech Elevator
  • TeamNEO and JobsOhio
  • University System of Ohio – Talent Development Resource Network
  • We Can Code IT (Sector Partnership Project)
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Funders and Other Participants

  • Cleveland / Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board (Sector Partnership Grant)
  • Lorain County Community College
  • Nordson Corporation Foundation (Lorain County Programming)
  • State of Ohio (Ohio Skills Bank and Workforce Innovations Solutions Grants)
  • TalentNEO Funders Group
  • The Cleveland Foundation (Strategic Planning and Implementation)
  • The Fund for our Economic Future (Engage and Empower Grant)


  • Acumen
  • American Greetings
  • Bendix
  • Benesch
  • Blue Bridge Networks
  • CA Technologies
  • Cisco
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Deloitte
  • Diebold
  • Eaton
  • E-Ventus
  • Expedient
  • Goodyear
  • HPE
  • Hyland Software
  • KeyBank
  • MCPc
  • Microsoft
  • Nordson
  • OEC
  • Oracle
  • Pandata
  • Park Place Technologies
  • PreEmptive
  • Progress Book
  • Progressive
  • SAP
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Smuckers
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Vertex Computer Systems
  • Vertical Knowledge

High Schools through 2018

Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Ashtabula Tech Center
Auburn Career Center
Aurora High School
Avon High School
Avon Middle School
Barberton High School
Bard Early College Cleveland
Bay High School
Beachwood High School
Bedford High School
Benedictine High School
Berea-Midpark High School
Berkshire High School
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School
Brookside High
Brunswick High School
Brush High School
Canfield High School
Chagrin Falls High School
Chippewa High School
Clearview High School
Cleveland Early College High School
Cleveland Heights High School
Cleveland School of Science and Medicine at John Hay
Copley High School
Cuyahoga Falls High School
Cuyahoga Heights (CVCC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
East Technical High School
Elyria Catholic High School
Elyria High School
Euclid High School
Fairview High School
Firestone High School
Garfield Heights High School
Gilmour Academy
Glenoak High School
Glenville High School
Groveport Madision High School
Hamilton Local HS
Harvey High School
Hathaway Brown School
Heritage Middle school
Holy Name High School
Home Schooled
Horizon Science Academy- Cleveland High School
Hudson High School
I Can Schools/ Northeast Ohio College Preparatory H.S.
Independence High School
Independence Middle School
International Newcomers Academy @ Thomas Jefferson
Invictus High School
Jackson High School
James F. Rhodes High School
John F. Kennedy @PACT
John Hay
John Marshall School of Information Technology
Keystone High School
Kirtland High school
Lake High School
Lake Ridge Academy
Lake Shore Compact
Lakewood High School
Laurel School
Lee Burneson
Liberty High School
Lincoln West High School of Global Studies
Lincoln West High School
Lorain High School
Lorain Junior Vocational School
Lutheran High School East
Lutheran High School West
Madison High School
Magnificat High School
Maple Heights High School
Massillon Jackson High School
Max S. Hayes High School
Mayfield Excel (2 schools)
Mayfield High School
Mc2 STEM High School
Medina County Career Center
Medina High School
Menlo Park Academy
Mentor High School
Middleburgh Heights Junior High
Midview High
National Inventors Hall of Fame High School
Near West Intergenerational
New Day Academy
New Tech East High School
NIHF STEM High School
Nordonia High School
Normandy High School
North High School
North Olmsted High School
North Ridgeville High School
North Royalton High School
Northwest High School
Ohdela High school
Ohio Connections Academy
Olmsted Falls High School
Orange High School
Parma Community High School
Parma High School
Polaris Career Center
Portage Lakes Career Center
R.B Chamberline Middle School
Revere High School
Richmond Heights High School
Riverside High School
Rocky River High School
Roosevelt High School
Saint Ignatius High School
Saint Paschal Baylon
Shaker Heights Middle School
Shaker High School
Shaw High School
Solon High School
South Range High School
St. Edward High School
St. Martin De Porres High School
St. Vincent-St Mary High School
St. Anthony of Padua (Parma)
St. Dominic School
St. Ignatius High School
Stow-Munroe Falls High School
Strongsville High School
Struthers High School
Summit Academy Lorain Secondary
Tallmadge High School
The Intergenerational School
The Ratner School
Theodore Roosevelt HS
Tremont Montessori
Trumbull Career Technical Center (Six schools)
Tuslaw High School
Twinsburg High School
University School
Valley Forge High School
Walsh Jesuit High School
West Geauga High School
West Shore Career-Technical District
Western Reserve Academy
Westlake High School
Wickliffe High School
Woodridge High School

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