Entries by Mireya Eavey

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. […]

Sarasota County Students Talk Career Pathways with Local Engineers

SARASOTA, Fla. (February 8, 2018) — The Talent4Tomorrow Partnership, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, and Sarasota County Schools Career and Technical Education Program hosted the 3rd annual “Experience Engineering Luncheon” on Friday, February 2nd at Suncoast Technical College. 125 high school juniors and seniors met with engineers from 22 local companies […]

Winter Newsletter 2018

Check out the 2018 CareerEdge Winter Newsletter Contents Include: CareerEdge Unites Local Dealerships to Support Automotive Careers Senator Nelson’s Regional Director Visits Healthcare Collaborative Workforce Forum in St. Petersburg Regional Competitiveness Report 2018 PERC, Pinellas County Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition Middle School College Campus Tours 2017 Internship Reimbursement Program

CareerEdge Hosts National Workforce Development Meeting

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions, which has a network of 33 regional collaboratives in 26 states, gathered for a Site Director meeting this month in Tampa and was hosted by local National Fund member CareerEdge Funders Collaborative. The National Fund is a Washington D.C. based non-profit that focuses on economic and workforce prosperity by […]

Sarasota County Students Receive Financial Aid Assistance

  The Talent4Tomorrow Partnership, a community collaboration targeting local college attainment rates, is offering free assistance to Sarasota County families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn More About This Opportunity: Press Release Sarasota Herald Tribune FAFSA Lab Photos