Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 5/15/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Robert E. Paponetti

Wrong Robert E. Paponetti?

Executive Director

The Literacy Cooperative
1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 1510
Cleveland , Ohio 44115
United States

Company Description: The Literacy Cooperative provides oversight and overall strategic coordination currently not being fulfilled by individual providers. It is not a direct service...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor's degree , business administration
    Cleveland State University
21 Total References
Web References
Robert Paponetti, Executive ..., 31 Dec 2014 [cached]
Robert Paponetti, Executive Director
Robert E. Paponetti currently serves as the Executive Director of The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland. In this capacity, Mr. Paponetti works to improve the literacy levels of the residents of Cuyahoga County by integrating literacy into community initiatives, aligning literacy services with employer needs, and identifying best practices around standards of quality and accountability. Other initiatives include providing professional development and training opportunities to literacy instructors, piloting kindergarten readiness services, and raising the level of awareness and implications of low literacy.
Prior to joining The Literacy Cooperative, Mr. Paponetti served as the Vice President of Cuyahoga Community College's Workforce and Economic Development Division and the Executive Director of the Workforce Solutions Division. In his capacity, he developed, implemented and directed a wide array of workforce preparation initiatives and training programs that supported regional economic growth. Mr. Paponetti incorporated innovative workplace literacy and contextualized learning components into the training curriculum that met the needs of the business community.
As the Director of Cuyahoga County's Department of Workforce Development, Mr. Paponetti guided workforce preparation systems and skills upgrading activities for County residents. He also managed the County's "One-Stop" which was recognized as the first certified center in Ohio to have multiple partnerships housed together to provide all needed services for job seekers and employers. During this time, Mr. Paponetti was the Executive Director of the 35-member Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board that included many of the County's business, education, and civic leaders.
Mr. Paponetti also served as a Director of Workforce Development for both CGI Group, Inc. and ORION Consulting where he designed and operated workforce training programs customized to meet the needs of employers combining both technical skills and workplace success skills.
Mr. Paponetti is a member of the Executive Council of the Ohio Workforce Coalition, member of the Ohio Skills Bank Healthcare Sub-Committee, member of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, member of the Commission on Adult Continuing Education, and President of the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Homeless Services Advisory Board.
email: Robert Paponetti
United Way of Greater Cleveland :: 2009 Board of Directors, 4 Jan 2010 [cached]
Robert E. Paponetti
NEO Literacy Corps, 19 Sept 2014 [cached]
Bob Paponetti, executive director of the Literacy Cooperative, believes the AmeriCorps program will aid in the Literacy Cooperative's priority area of building capacity. According to Bob Paponetti, "NEO Literacy Corps has great value and has the potential to do great things for the advancement of literacy."
Click on the links below to read individual articles or visit our main e-newsletter page:
In this issue...
Message from Bob Paponetti
Director's Message Jan, 3 Jan 2014 [cached]
A Message From Bob Paponetti Director's Message Jan
Bob Paponetti
Director Message June 2013, 1 June 2013 [cached]
Joining Mayor Frank Jackson and Superintendent Eric Gordon was Linda Williams, Senior Director of Education for PBS, Kurt Karakul, President & Executive Director, Third Federal Foundation, Bob Paponetti, Executive Director, The Literacy Cooperative, Rebekah Dorman, Executive Director, Invest In Children, Dr. Christine Alexander, Metro Hospital, Dr. Robert Needlman, Metro Hospital, and Felton Thomas, Executive Director, Cleveland Public Library.
Bob Paponetti
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.