Entries by Mireya Eavey

Career Quest College Savings Program

United Way Suncoast and CareerEdge have partnered to create a college savings/ work experience program for low income high school students in Sarasota County.  Employers who hire a paid intern can receive up to $1000 in reimbursement and the students get a valuable career experience.  Students also are involved in a college saving program which […]

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 […]

Automotive Technician Program

Automotive Technician Express Program  2018 After the success of the first cohort, CareerEdge worked with 6 local automobile dealerships to establish another Automotive Technician “Express” program at Suncoast Technical College.  Nine individuals were hired by the employers and were enrolled in the night program at the college while working with their respective dealerships in the […]

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?

Executive Director of CareerEdge and United Way Suncoast Sarasota Area President, Mireya Eavey, recently sat on a panel for the Aspen Institute to discuss tax reform and the effects it has on low-income families.  The panel also included Alex Brill of the American Enterprise Institute and Frank Clemente, Executive Director of Americans for Tax Fairness.  The […]

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.