Additional Resources

Regional Plan for the East Ohio Workforce Region

The East Ohio Workforce Region is comprised of WIOA Local Area 6 (Stark and Tuscarawas Counties), Area 17 (Mahoning and Columbiana Counties), and Area 18 (Trumbull County). The Regional Plan also includes all three local workforce area plans.

Regional Plan for the East Ohio Workforce Region

Regional / Local Plan Two-Year Review

Federal and State legislation require local regions to review their plan every two years and modify strategies accordingly, based on changes in the labor market and economic conditions or other factors affecting the implementation of the regional and local plans.

The East Ohio's Regional Plan Two-Year Modification can be accessed at the link below.  The modification also includes all three workforce area plans.  The modification is available for a 30-day public comment period from March 15, 2023-April 13, 2023.  If you would like to provide a comment to the East Ohio Regional plan, please submit your comment to with "Regional Plan Comment" in the SUBJECT line.

East Ohio WIOA Regional Plan Two-Year Modification

OhioMeansJobs (OMJ) Centers in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties

OhioMeansJobs (OMJ) Centers are comprised of various agencies and organizations that provide employment-related services to job seekers and employers. or

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA is federal legislation designed to strengthen and improve our nation's public workforce system and help get Americans into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers.

Report to the Community

2021-2022 Report to the Community

Workforce Initiative Association

Workforce Initiative Association can provide career services and WIOA funding to eligible individuals.

Stark and Tuscarawas County Job Platforms

A helpful tool for job hunters in the Stark and Tuscarawas County areas or those moving and seeking employment. By breaking down employment opportunities by industry, location, and required qualifications, these platforms provide a comprehensive resource for those seeking jobs in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties. 

Strengthening Stark Means Jobs

Tuscarawas County Means Jobs

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The Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board is a member of Midwest Urban Strategies, the National Association of Workforce Boards, and the United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council

Midwest Urban Strategies represents a coordinated effort on behalf of 13 Department of Labor urban workforce development boards to marry traditional workforce development practices with economic development.

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) connects workforce development professionals, Workforce Development Board members, and policy makers with the knowledge, training and tools to help make informed, smart decisions about how to execute WIOA successfully and invest in workforce strategies that advance the economic health of their communities through a skilled, competitive workforce.

The United States Conference of Mayors is the official non-partisan organization of cities with a population of 30,000 or larger. Each city is represented by its chief elected official, the mayor.