Entries by Mireya Eavey

Reframing Workforce

With an upcoming move to the Chamber, CareerEdge Funders Executive Director and Greater Sarasota Chamber Chief Workforce Strategist Mireya Eavey talked with SRQ Magazine to explain the exciting plans for workforce development in our region. Eavey addresses some of the new challenges, impact and future work the can be expected from CareerEdge with its move to the Chamber in June 2018. […]

Manufacturing Leadership Training

Establishing Leaders in Growing Industries People can experience many changes in a career, including a promotion into a leadership role. Without proper training or preparation, employees are often thrust into management positions feeling lost and unable to meet leadership expectations, resulting in high turnover and organizational instability. With input from employer partners, CareerEdge has discovered […]

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Check out the 2018 Spring Newsletter Content Includes: 2017 Impact Report CareerEdge and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Partnering With Employers for Training Career Quest Student Story Sun Hydraulics Partners with CareerEdge

Community Commitment to Workforce Development

CareerEdge released its 2017 impact report which showcased program successes, innovative training strategies and the evolution of CareerEdge work. See some of the 2017 accomplishments in the Summary of Impact below or view the entire report.     Read More: SRQ Magazine SRQ Daily April 25, 2018 Press Release  

USF Nursing Expands to Sarasota-Manatee Campus

  With a growing need for skilled nurses in our region, University of South Florida has announced the addition of a nursing degree program at the Sarasota-Manatee campus of the college.  Students accepted into the program will participate in a pre-nursing curriculum for the first two years of their education. Then, graduates of that program […]

CareerEdge Evaluation Reveals Record Workforce Investment

In 2017, CareerEdge reached several milestones for its investments in the training of incumbent workers and job seekers for our region. These findings can be seen in the 2017 CareerEdge Evaluator Report, which was completed by a third-party evaluator.  CareerEdge Funders Collaborative focuses on being a convener for industry leaders, employers and community partners, and staying […]

Local Employers Make the Largest Commitment to Workforce Development in CareerEdge History

Sarasota FL (April 25, 2017): As part of its employer partnership model, CareerEdge provides incumbent worker training grants for its employer partners. The companies are also encouraged to leverage these funds and put forth their own dollars to up-skill their workers. In 2017, CareerEdge saw the largest workforce development investment by employers in its history […]

For Third Straight Year, Sarasota County Schools Lead State in Pell Grant Pursuit

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 12, 2018) — The Talent4Tomorrow Partnership, a collective impact team of local organizations focused on increasing college and credential attainment in Sarasota County, announces that the Sarasota County School District has been recognized as having the highest FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) completion rate in the state, according to the […]

Financial Inclusion Summit with Ideas 42

The Summit, hosted by Bank On, was the first event open to the public to increase awareness of un- and underbanked related issues and to initiate collective conversations and efforts to advance financial inclusion in our community. The keynote speaker Anthony Barrows, Managing Director at Ideas42 based in NYC, shared Ideas42’s findings on behavioral economics […]

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 […]