Entries by Mireya Eavey

STC, CareerEdge Partner for Certification Program

CareerEdge and Suncoast Technical College are teaming up again for a tuition-free Plumbing Technician course.  The class will be 9 months long and will meet Monday -Friday 7:30am-2:15pm.  An information session will take place in August for all interested applicants.  See the flyer below for more information. To see the story in SRQ magazine, click […]

First Day of the Automotive Technician Program

     Automotive Technician Program Off To a Great Start CareerEdge and Gettel Automotive have joined together to offer a tuition-free automotive technician express class at Suncoast Technical College.  After completing the application process, 10 students have started the express class and will receive a starting wage of $12 an hour.  Once they have completed […]

Summer Newsletter 2017

Check out the 2017 Summer Newsletter Content Includes: CareerEdge Partnership with Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Tuition Free Express Courses Tax Reform at Aspen Institute Bridges to Careers at Charlotte Technical College Plumbing Graduates CNA Graduates Partner Spotlight: Healthcare

What Does Tax Reform Mean for Low- and Moderate-Income Workers?

Mireya Eavey, Executive Director of CareerEdge and Sarasota Area President of United Way Suncoast, was a part of a panel for the Aspen Institute.  The group discussed tax reform and the impact it has on low-income workers.  CareerEdge works to help up skill low wage workers to high-demand/career-laddering positions. Tax reform plays a large role […]

CareerEdge and Manatee Technical College Express Courses

Tuition-free plumbing and electrical express courses, funded by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, will be offered at Manatee Technical College.  Orientation for all interested individuals will be held on June 15th at 6pm at Manatee Technical College, 6305 State Rd. 70 East, Bradenton Fl 34203. Upon completing both courses, students will become certified in multiple industry recognized […]

CareerEdge Spearheading Short-Term Certification Programs SRQ Magazine

SRQ Magazine shared information on the CareerEdge funded plumbing and electrician express courses at Manatee Technical College.  Over 100 individuals showed up for the information session in hopes of joining the classes.  Plumbing and electricians are both in high-demand, with employers actively searching for qualified workers.  To read more about the express courses, click here. The […]

New Fast-Track Training Program Assists Aspiring Auto Mechanics

CareerEdge tuition free automotive technician program starts July 17, 2017.  Candidates must go through an interviewing process with Gettel Automotive and once hired they will receive $12 an hour; while they are enrolled in the 10 week night course at Suncoast Technical College. To read more about the program in 941CEO, click here.

Bridges to Careers & Charlotte Technical College

Bridges to Careers has played a remarkable role in the education of students at Charlotte Technical College (CTC).  Through soft skills training, such as: communication, resume writing, interviewing, professionalism, mentoring and tutoring, students have been graduating from CTC with exceptional skills to start their career with.  Employers applaud the addition of Bridges to Careers in […]