First class graduates from CareerEdge’s free construction training program

First class graduates from CareerEdge’s free construction training program

The inaugural class of eight local residents graduated on May 5 from a first-of-its-kind training program in the construction field offered by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and funded through Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Master Plan. To read the full article, click here.

First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

The inaugural class of eight local residents graduated on May 5 from a first-of-its-kind training program in the construction field offered by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and funded through Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Master Plan. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge receives Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge receives Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, recently received recognition from Sarasota County Schools with the 2022 Outstanding Business Partner Award.  To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge Receives Sarasota County Schools’ Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge Receives Sarasota County Schools’ Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, recently received recognition from Sarasota County Schools. The 2022 Outstanding Business Partner Award, which comes from the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Education, recognizes outstanding business partners that support students through their work with individual schools or school systems. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge workforce efforts produce $3.8 million impact

CareerEdge workforce efforts produce $3.8 million impact

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, made a $3.8 million regional economic impact in 2021, according to its 2021 Evaluation Report. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge’s Workforce Efforts Result in $3.8 Million Economic Impact

CareerEdge’s Workforce Efforts Result in $3.8 Million Economic Impact

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of the Sarasota Chamber, made a $3.8 million economic impact in the local region in 2021. Its 2021 Evaluation Report details the results of its programs with cumulative data demonstrating its impact in local workforce over 11 years. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of the Sarasota Chamber, made a $3.8 million economic impact in the local region in 2021, according to its 2021 Evaluation Report. The report details the results of its programs with cumulative data demonstrating its impact in local workforce over 11 years. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge to Open Applications for Grant Funding on March 1

CareerEdge to Open Applications for Grant Funding on March 1

CareerEdge will open its annual application process for its Upskilling Workers grant funding on Tuesday, March 1, soliciting plans from manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, skilled trades, and automotive employers in Manatee and Sarasota Counties.  To read the full article, click here.

Tiny Home Becomes a Hands-On Training Tool for Sarasota Students

Tiny Home Becomes a Hands-On Training Tool for Sarasota Students

You know the saying, “Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime”? Today’s version could go something like, “Teach someone plumbing skills and they’ll always have a job.”

Take 20-year-old Randall Herrera. He’s one of almost 200 students at Suncoast Technical College in Sarasota who learned all about what it takes to build a tiny house. To read the full article, click here.

CareerEdge and Suncoast Technical College Innovatively Pool Resources to Help Students Build a Tiny Home

CareerEdge and Suncoast Technical College Innovatively Pool Resources to Help Students Build a Tiny Home

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Suncoast Technical College have combined their efforts and resources to help students learn construction-related skills by building a tiny home on the school campus in Sarasota. To read the full article, click here.