Workforce Development

CASTLO and its partners in economic development offer a host of tools to make development a lean and efficient process. We make it easy. We work with developers to tailor a formula that fits the development.

JobsOhio Workforce Grants

The State of Ohio offers grants in the form of payroll rebates to promote economic development, business expansion, and job creation.  Grant decisions are based on a number of project factors including job creation, additional payroll, investment, and location.

Career and Technical Education

Several local institutions offer certification or associate degree programs.  They include:

Choffin Career
Center

Columbiana Career and Technical Center

Eastern Gateway Community College

Mahoning Career and Technical Center

New Castle School of Trades

Butler County Community College - LindenPointe Campus

Higher Education

Several local institutions offer certification or associate degree programs.  They include:

Youngstown State University

Walsh University

Kent State
University

Thiel College

Grove City College

Penn State University - Shenango Valley Campus