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 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.
CareerEdge and United Way Suncoast will graduate 11 CNA students from the American Red Cross program at Booker Middle School Resource Center. Click here to view the story in SRQ Magazine.
Read about the impact of the CareerEdge Internship Reimbursement program in SRQ Magazine’s Freshly Squeezed Daily News.
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To view the entire spotlight article from SRQ magazine, click here.
The Sarasota area has had a small decrease in poverty level according to the 2017 ALICE Report. To read more about the United Way report, click here.
This 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