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Future Jobs cannot perform its functions of creating job growth and facilitating the expansion of a technology-driven workforce in Ohio without the commitment of academic Institutions and forward thinking companies. Our partners are essential in providing the means by which students receive real world experience, and educate students of the opportunities available in the fields of technology and science. Our partners consist of academic institutions as well as employers right here in Ohio that are willing to provide the education and training to prepare students for careers in STEM related fields.

Academic Partners

Clark State Community College is two-year community college with campuses in Clark and Greene Counties in Ohio. Clark State enrolls approximately 3.600 students each year that include recent high school graduates, dislocated workers seeking a certificate, professionals making a career change and many other non-traditional and traditional students. Clark State recently developed a Geo-Spatial program in collaboration with CACI and Woolpert to help establish a new workforce of GIS technical professionals right here in Ohio.

Click here to go to Clark State's website.

Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, is one of the nation's oldest historically black universities, with a 120-year legacy of academic and athletic achievements. The College of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Business and Industry, which includes the Departments of Manufacturing Engineering and Water Resources Management, form the core of the University's varied academic offerings.

Click here to go to Central State University's website.

The University of Dayton is a nationally recognized four-year private institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral-level degree programs. At the undergraduate level, University of Dayton offers more than 70 high-quality programs in four accredited divisions. UD also provides premiere graduate programs in remote sensing, persistence surveillance and high-speed image-processing.

Click here to go to University of Dayton's website.

Wittenberg University is a four-year nationally recognized college for the liberal arts and sciences located in Springfield, Oh. Although Wittenberg's traditional strengths are in the liberal arts, recently the Computer Science Department has developed coursework in data analysis and visualization as well as web development to meet increasing industry needs. These courses were development in collaboration with Qbase.

Click here to go to Wittenberg University's website.

Wilberforce University, located in Wilberforce, Oh was founded in 1856 and is the nation's oldest, private African-American University. Wilberforce is comprised of two colleges or divisions, the Arts and Sciences Division and the Professional Studies Division and enrolls approximately 800 students each year.

Click here to go to Wilberforce University's website.

Springfield City Schools offer the greatest variety in the area of programs and services for students, preschool through twelfth grade, one high school, four middle schools, ten elementary buildings, and an alternative school for special needs and at-risk students. High school students may also participate in the Ohio Post Secondary Enrollment option to earn college credit at Ohio colleges and universities or other diploma-earning, career preparation programs at the Career Technology Center and OIC. STEM programs are available to high school students including Project Lead the Way.

Click here to go to Springfield City Schools' website.

Clark-Shawnee Local School District is located in Clark County Ohio and provides education for students in grades k-12. Clark-Shawnee is recognized for their programs for gifted students as well as students with special needs. Clark Shawnee supplies their students with insight into new and emerging science and technology fields of today by participating in many teacher training programs and promoting education in and out of the classroom.

Click here to go to Clark-Shawnee Local Schools' website.

Employer Partners

The Air Force Research Laboratory is the largest single-site government employer in Ohio specializing in the discovery, development, and integration of war-fighting technologies for air, space and cyberspace forces. AFRL provides leading edge war-fighting capabilities keeping our air, space and cyberspace forces the world's best.

Click here to go to AFRL's website.

Avetec (the Advanced Virtual Engine Test Cell, Inc.) is a small non-profit organization located in Springfield, Ohio providing research and innovation in modern aerospace engineering and commercial aviation. Avetec specializes in modeling and simulation research, data intensive computing, and STEM education initiatives with local schools and universities.

Click here to go to Avetec's website.

Accelerated Data Concepts, LLC is an innovative company built to leverage reconfigurable computing technologies into traditional computing solutions seamlessly. Their mission is to take re-configurable computing from the research lab and apply it as a solution to main stream applications. They offer affordable solutions to enhance software performance by plugging in hardware acceleration to applications. Accelerated Data Concepts was founded in 2005 to commercialize the work started by the co-founders in their reconfigurable computing research at Franklin University, Columbus, OH.

Click here to go to Accelerated Data Concepts' website.

CACI is a large international company providing professional services and IT solutions needed to prevail in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and federal civilian government arenas. CACI specializes in enterprise IT and network services, cyber solutions, integrated security, and intelligence solutions.

Click here to go to CACI's website.

The Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association started in 1936 as an informal communication forum amongst local hospital CEO's. Since then, GDAHA has grown into a full service not-for-profit association whose primary focus is the quality of healthcare. GDAHA is the central collection point for hospital data which is used for the analysis of trends in healthcare services, the employment market, and furthering quality initiatives.

Click here to go to GDAHA's website.

JJR Solutions is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) focused on delivering solutions, products, and services to local, state, and federal government organizations. JJR Solutions is strongly connected to the information technology (IT) domain with a particular focus on data. JJR Solutions will deliver IT based solutions, products, and services in the form of software or advanced sensor technology. They also deliver services where the final product might be transformed data, improved business processes, or information discovery through new or improved sensing mechanisms.

Click here to go to JJR Solutions' website.

Established in 1997, KLSS is Small Woman-Owned Business (WOSB) leader providing solutions-oriented Systems Engineering, Integration and Management Services. KLSS is headquartered in Fairborn, OH and supports annex offices in Patrick AFB, FL and Vandenberg AFB, CA. We currently employ over 60 professionals supporting a mix of federal and aerospace defense clients. KLSS is continually sought after as a small business that can deliver top-quality resources as needed for critical programs in our core business areas of Intelligence Management, Enterprise Systems Integration, Program Management, Modeling and Simulation, and Command and Control (C2) Logistics.

Click here to go to KLSS' website.

Lexis Nexis - Reed Elsevier is a world leading provider of professional information and online workflow solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal, Risk Information and Analytics, and Business Sectors. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis and Nexis services. A member of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 15,000 employees worldwide. Through the integration of information and technology, LexisNexis uniquely unites proprietary brands, advanced Web technologies and premium information sources. Across the globe, LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.

Click here to go to Lexis Nexis - Reed Elsevier's website.

OpenFPGA Inc. is a non-profit organization working to enable standards in an exciting area of reconfigurable computing. The organization, started in Springfield and presently based in Dayton, provides services to the global reconfigurable computing community in terms of educational resources, collaboration, and community development efforts. Members of the OpenFPGA board are from such organizations as General Electric, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Ohio Supercomputer Center, SRC Computers, the National Center for Supercomputer Applications (NCSA), the Zuse Institute Berlin, and Wittenberg University.

Click here to go to OpenFPGA's website.

Qbase is a small, private data and analytics company with offices in Washington D.C., Dayton, and Springfield, Ohio. Qbase delivers leading solutions in data management, analytics and visualization, high throughput computing technologies, and a full spectrum of information technology services. Qbase's IT services support client mission-critical requirements in government, military, healthcare and commercial markets.

Click here to go to Qbase's website.

Founded in 1973, UES is a medium size employer located in Dayton, Ohio with over 37 years of experience in science and technology. UES has a reputation for providing superior, world-class, on-site scientific, technical, and research support to government agencies and industry partners. UES specializes in investing in-house laboratories where they transition scientific innovations into commercially available products and services.

Click here to go to UES's website.

Woolpert is a large national firm that integrates services and applies technologies to benefit the federal, state, and private-sector industries. Woolpert specializes in seven core areas including architecture, engineering, enterprise information management, geospatial, planning and design, surveying, and water management. A privately held corporation, Woolpert employs more than 800 professional and technical personnel in more than 20 offices nationwide.

Click here to go to Woolpert's website.

Zia Systems, LLC, a small technology business located at the NET Incubator in Springfield, is developing and commercializing a unique wireless sensor monitoring and real time location system (RTLS) to remotely locate, monitor and control a wide variety of assets within private wireless networks. Zia's patent-pending technology integrates a wireless network, with "smart" tags, and a web based operating and reporting system that enables its customers to locate, monitor and control assets in real-time via the Internet. Zia's system combines electronic asset tags with low power radios, and wireless, solar-powered reference nodes, which route the asset sensor information over a mesh network, and ultimately to an Internet-based software application for reporting and alerts.

Click here to go to Zia Systems' website.

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