Entries by Mireya Eavey

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.

CareerEdge Spearheading Short-Term Certification Programs

Released: June 12, 2017 Sarasota, FL: Given the high demand for skilled workers in our region, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with educational institutions to provide short-term “express” programs in order to quickly move individuals into apprenticeship-based occupations in the trades. One such program is targeting automotive mechanics. CareerEdge is partnering with Suncoast Technical College […]

Tuition-free express classes at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—June 9, 2017) Manatee Technical College in partnership with CareerEdge will offer Express Classes in Plumbing and Electrician that will be tuition free for 15 individuals in each program. The information session to learn more about this opportunity will be at MTC at 6:00 p.m. on June 15. “The construction trades are experiencing a […]

CareerEdge Illustrates Regional Impact in 2010-2016 Report

Released: May 23, 2017 Sarasota, FL.: Since CareerEdge Funders Collaborative began seven years ago, data has been collected to showcase the impact the non-profit and its funders have had on the community. The organization has just released a report which captures the measurable outcomes that have resulted from investments made by CareerEdge and its partners […]

Plumbing Students Enter In-Demand Field

Released: May 25, 2017 Sarasota FL.: The plumbing trade recently welcomed 12 new graduates of Suncoast Technical College’s Plumbing Technician program at a ceremony at the college on May 24th. The students participated in a special tuition-free, nine month certification class sponsored by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative. The program is part of CareerEdge’s effort to recruit […]

Where are the Jobs? – CareerEdge Creates Career Awareness Guide

Released: April 3, 2017 Sarasota, FL.: Local workforce development non-profit, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, has created a career guide to assist students in the region with choosing a pathway to a career. The Where are the Jobs? guide features high-demand jobs, the average wages and the educational pathways needed to obtain each occupation. The goal of […]

CareerEdge Expands Soft Skills Partnership with Charlotte Technical College

Released: March 28, 2017 Sarasota, FL.: CareerEdge Funders Collaborative will be joining forces for the second year with Charlotte Technical College (CTC) to expand its Bridges to Careers soft skills training program for students at the college. With funding from Gulf Coast Community Foundation, CareerEdge is assisting CTC in the development of employability curriculum to […]

Successful Internship Program to Expand

Released: March 1, 2017 Sarasota FL.: Through the generous support of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, local workforce development non-profit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, will be expanding its innovative Internship Reimbursement Program for 2017. First piloted two years ago, the internship program incentivizes employers in high-demand industries to hire college interns in order for them […]