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February 9TH, 2017

Training Fund, GPHP and Sayre Health Center register Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program with PA Apprenticeship & Training Council

GPHP Director Susan B. Thomas and Sayre HR Director Kenya Hall successfully register Medical Assistant Apprenticeship including 2,000 hours of on-the-job learning and 424 hours of classroom instruction provided by the Sayre Health Initiatives, Education and Leadership Development (SHIELD) program.

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January 31ST, 2017

District 1199C Training Fund Executive Director Cheryl Feldman recognized at 2017 Social Innovation Awards

Training Fund Executive Director Cheryl Feldman named second runner-up in ​Education Innovators ​category at Greater Philadelphia Innovation Awards.

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December 7TH, 2016

District 1199C Training Fund student featured in Philadelphia LISC Community Connector newsletter

Brittany succeeded in multiple Training Fund programs with support from program staff and LISC-funded Bridges to Career Opportunities coaches.

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November 16TH, 2016

Over 185 Students and Dozens of Health Professionals Training Fund/Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Partnership High School Health Career Fair a Success

 

This year’s High School Health Career Fair was one of many local events celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2016.

Read all about it on the GPHP blog at greaterphilahealthcare.org!


September 13TH, 2016

Training Fund's Occupational Center awarded 2016-17 OSHA training grant

 

 

US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 77 nonprofit organizations — including Training Fund — to help high-risk workers, employers.

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September 7TH, 2016

Training Fund featured in US Department of Labor Newsletter

 

 

Training Fund's Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Partnership in the Employment & Training Administration's "Grantee Spotlight" in H-1B Skills Accelerator newsletter.

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July 29TH, 2016

Training Fund's College & Career Readiness and EL/Civics instructional teams honored by PA Department of Education

 

 

Training Fund receives four Bootise and W.E.S.T.O.V.E.R. Awards for excellence in adult education; EL/Civics team sets state record for EFL gains

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JUNE 22ND, 2016

Training Fund's Roxborough STE(A)M Scholars Profiled in Philadelphia Inquirer Feature

 

 

Jane M. Von Bergen's June 22nd Jobbing feature: "Nursing a new generation of health workers: A union program provides a pipeline."

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JUNE 2ND, 2016

Training Fund and Roxborough STE(A)M Scholars open HHS-funded RoxCITe Center

 

 

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund, Drexel ExCITe Center and Academies at Roxborough reveal new collaborative maker-space designed to promote STE(A)M Learning.

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FEBRUARY 3RD, 2016

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund Opens Philadelphia’s 4th Financial Opportunity Center

 

 

Training Fund's new FOC will support career pathways for workers and job-seekers, helping them secure and maintain employment, increase their income, build savings, and acquire assets.

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FEBRUARY 3RD, 2016

Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) recognizes Training Fund tutor

 

 

This month, the Mayor's Commission on Literacy's website describes how Training Fund tutor Gary Rose is "paying it forward."

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JANUARY 21ST, 2016

LISC, Social Innovation Fund and District 1199C Training Fund join forces to open new opportunities for lower skilled workers in Philadelphia

 

 

New ‘Bridges to Career Opportunities’ addresses crippling education gaps — will support additional new services for Training Fund students in Occupational Bridge classes.

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JANUARY 4TH, 2016

Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) recognizes Training Fund student and her tutors

 

 

This month, the Mayor's Commission on Literacy's website features the inspiring story of Training Fund student Marisol Olivero and her tutors, Sylvia Cottmon and Keith Forsyth.

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