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Office of Employee Development and Lean

Our mission is to provide agency-focused learning and to ensure ODOT has a well-rounded, flexible, efficient, and high performing workforce.



Daveen GoodmanAdministrator (614) 466-4018
Jana EdmundsProgram Manager (614) 275-1365
Carol SchubertProgram Administrator(614) 752-5722
Paul StaleyProgram Administrator(614) 728-5078
Megan GumpProgram Administrator(614) 466-3384
Doug McLaughlinProgram Administrator      (614) 351-5547 
Jessica BogusProgram Administrator(614) 387-7659
Louis SewellTraining Officer(614) 752-7389
Jessica KorenAdministrative Professional(614) 387-0602

 ODOT Progress Report and Critical Success Factors Defined


 Employee Development




The ODOT Office of Employee Development and Lean offers internal training in the following programs/academies. For further information please contact our office.

ComputerComputer Training: Various computer training courses are offered for ODOT employees, including on-line through the State Library of Ohio.


County ManagerCounty Management Training Program: Is designed to bridge knowledge gaps for new or promoted County Managers.

eLearninge-Learning: e-Learning provides flexible, accessible training for ODOT employees.

EquipmentEquipment Training: ODOT offers a Heavy Equipment Training Program.

HT AcademyHighway Technician Academy: The HT Academy provides career path training for Highway Technician series employees in order to provide the agency a flexible work force.

Leadership DevelopmentLeadership Development Program: The LDP focuses on key competencies critical to successful performance in all leadership positions.

Management DevelopmentManagement Development Program: Mangement training for new exempt employees who manage direct reports.

MechanicsMechanics, Auto Techs, and Auto Body Workers Training: Valuable speciality training opportunities across the state.

Personal And Professional Development TrainingPersonal & Professional Development Training: Various Personal and Professional Development courses available for employees.