Training The Next Generation Of Skilled Workers

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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 graduation ceremony and job fair for both cohort locations. All students will now need to pass their state CNA exam to become licensed nursing assistants. Read the Sarasota Herald Tribune article on the Booker Middle School graduation below.

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Mireya Eavey and Joe Pennisi: Tax-assistance programs and tax credits boost economy

taxesThis week the Executive Director of CareerEdge, Mireya Eavey, co-wrote a column in the Sarasota Herald Tribune about the Earned Income Tax Credit.  United Way Suncoast helps low-income families with tax preparation and receiving earned income tax credit.  Through the Volunteer Tax Assitance Program (VITA), CareerEdge and United Way Suncoast are able to help our industry partners and their families during tax season.  To read the entire column click here:  Mireya Eavey and Joe Pennisi_ Tax-assistance programs and tax credits boost economy