Entries by Mireya Eavey

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 […]

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Advocates for Pell Grants

Release: February 13, 2017 CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, a workforce development  non-profit and United Way Suncoast partner, is working to get more people access to higher education funding. Program Director Deborah Chapman recently traveled to D.C. to meet with Florida’s congressional legislators as part of the National Skills Coalition. The Coalition is made up of U.S. […]

CareerEdge Collaborates for Apprenticeship Programs

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative will be working with both Manatee Technical College(MTC) and Suncoast Technical College (STC). At STC, CareerEdge will fund an automotive express program.  Students will be screened and interviewed by Gettel Automotive for employment and then once employed they will attend a 10 week tuition free automotive tech certification program.  They will leave […]

Report: $10M investment leads to 4,000 workers trained

CareerEdge was featured in the Business Observer for the release of the 2016 Impact Report. 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 […]

Training The Next Generation Of Skilled Workers

SRQ Magazine showcased the 11 new CNAs that have entered the healthcare community after graduating from the United Way Suncoast Booker Middle School Resource Center’s CNA program.  The program was jointly funded and supported by both CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and United Way Suncoast.  Click here to view the article.

CareerEdge Graduates 20 Certified Nursing Assistants

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and United Way Suncoast introduced 20 new Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to the healthcare community. On Friday, May 12th, 9 CNAs graduated from the United Way Suncoast Sulphur Springs Resource Center. On Monday, May 15th, 11 CNAs graduated from the Booker Middle School Resource Center. The 7 week program culminated in a […]