Jackson Center

Rio Jackson Center

The Rio Grande Jackson Center launched in Summer 2015 as part of a consortium funded by the Ohio Means Jobs-sponsored Industry Workforce Alliance Grant.

The Jackson Center was created as a unique partnership of schools, industry and service agencies with the goal to provide students career path access with a focus on industry certification, professional skills development and assistance with job placement. The Jackson Center is a great place for students to come for advising, career services, and instruction. 

The Rio Grande Jackson Center features an attractive and intimate setting designed to encourage students of all ages in the following courses and services:

  • Medical Coding
  • On-Site ABLE services
  • GED Options and Assistance
  • Math and English online learning tools to maximize placement (Edmentum/CareerReady/Work Keys)
  • Computer Lab
  • Certification Exam Prep Assistance
  • Career Placement Help
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Ohio Means Jobs Online Career Tool
Kristen Mershon

Join Us in Jackson

Working with local industry to streamline a pipeline of skilled credentialed employees, the Jackson Center focuses on adding short-term, stackable certificates in healthcare and industrial manufacturing.  

Kristen Mershon

  • Jackson Center Director

Rio Grande Jackson Center
980 E. Main Street
Jackson, OH 45640