Entries by Mireya Eavey

CareerEdge Debuts New Training Model with Employers

Nineteen individuals recently graduated from training programs developed by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative: 10 American Red Cross-trained Nurse Assistants and 9 Automotive Technicians from Suncoast Technical College. What makes these students different from those in traditional training programs is that each one was pre-screened and hired by an employer prior to starting their classes. Read more […]

CareerEdge Partners with Employers for New Training Model

Sarasota FL (April 4, 2018): Nineteen individuals recently graduated from training programs developed by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative: 10 American Red Cross-trained Nurse Assistants and 9 Automotive Technicians from Suncoast Technical College. What makes these students different from those in traditional training programs is that each one was pre-screened and hired by an employer prior to […]

CareerEdge Partners with Sun Hydraulics for a Paid Internship Program

CareerEdge and Sun Hydraulics are partnering in an effort to expose high school graduates to careers in the manufacturing industry and potential education pathways.  With funding from CareerEdge, the two organizations have developed a paid 3-month internship program that could lead to full-time employment with tuition reimbursement opportunities. Read more about the new program below: […]

PGT Industries Celebrates New Achievement

  CareerEdge funded employer partner, PGT Industries,  opened a $1.8 million early education center that will give employees and others access to affordable, state-of-the-art child care.  The new facility is one example of how CareerEdge employers are working to create quality jobs, provide resources for employees and offer an overall positive work environment.  Read more about […]

College Explorations Program

CareerEdge and the Education Foundation of Sarasota County partnered in the 2017/18 school year to provide local college campus visits for Sarasota County 7th graders as part of the Talent4Tomorrow Partnership.  The tours were designed to help increase post-secondary aspirations, and to raise awareness about the many resources available to students. The visits included guided […]

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative will partner with the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

 The change comes in response to continued growth, which requires a sharper focus on economic and talent development for the region.  As part of the transition, CareerEdge will move its operational functions by early summer from United Way Suncoast, its home for the past two years, to the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. This operational transition […]

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Strengthens Employer-Focused Model

SARASOTA, FL: In pursuit of its strategic plan to grow programmatic infrastructure, strong partnerships and funding support, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative will partner with the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. The change comes in response to continued growth, which requires a sharper focus on economic and talent development for the region. As part of the transition, […]

Three Join Board of Trustees at Doctors Hospital

Mireya Eavey, Executive Director of CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, has joined the Doctors Hospital Board of Trustees. The new members will help guide and advise the leadership team at Doctors Hospital. Read More: Business Observer SRQ Magazine Sarasota Magazine Doctors Hospital

Career Quest

United Way Suncoast and CareerEdge have partnered to create Career Quest – a career exploration and college savings program for low-income rising high school juniors in Sarasota County. The pilot program has the following components: • Matched College Savings Account opened for each participating student through a partnership with United Way Suncoast and SunTrust Bank. […]