Apprenticeship Program Update

“It has been a little over a year since I joined the team with APCA/SC AHEC and what a year it has been.  A global pandemic hit, and we were all sent to work from home March 16, 2020.  Thankfully, our Apprenticeship Programs were already set up to be distanced delivered.  Our apprentices are on…

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Employee Spotlight

The South Central Alaska AHEC Team would like to welcome aboard Janelle Towarak to our Workforce Development team! Ms. Towarak was born and raised in Kiana, Alaska. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Liberty University. Since her early college years, she knew she wanted to move back to Alaska to pursue…

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WIOA: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Supporting Low-income Alaskan Youth

Are you, or someone you know, interested in an exciting career in healthcare but need some assistance? The Alaska Primary Care’s WIOA Youth grant can help! We provide case management, tuition support, supportive services, and career connections for low-income Alaskan Youth between the ages of 14 – 24. Click here to learn more: https://www.scahecak.org/workforce-innovation-opportunity-act-wioa/

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Employee Spotlight

The South Central Alaska AHEC Team would like to welcome aboard Alicia Reando to our Workforce Development team! Ms. Reando is a life-long Alaskan, wife, and step-mom to two amazing daughters. She works with the SC AHEC’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Youth Program as a Case Manager and Health Education Coordinator. She has…

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After-School Health Career Camps

SC AHEC/APCA Americorps member Rosario Aranda-Borders is starting an after-school Zoom program forAlaskan high school students interested in pursing careers in health, behavioral health, and human services. The program will follow the HOSA Future Health Professionals model and students will be automatically registered into this national program. Any high school student in Alaska is eligible…

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Introducing: Integrated English Training PATH Academies

Back in November, the APCA/SC AHEC wrapped up our first Integrated English Training (IET) PATH Academy, in partnership with the Alaska Literacy Program (ALP). This training provides pre-employment training and opportunities to individuals who are English Language Learners. The IET training focused on job readiness, career exploration, and most importantly infused English skills training for…

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APCA 25th Anniversary Celebration Video

In 1995, a group of clinic administrators and clinicians visualized an organization to ensure that every Alaskan had access to basic health care. Over 25 years later, Alaska Primary Care Association has grown to represent twenty-eight organizations with more than 160 clinic sites across the state. Many friends new and old joined together to celebrate…

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Open: January 2021 PATH Academy Registration

Registration is open for our 3 week Pre-Apprenticeship Training in Health Care to take place January 11-29 2021. There are several tracks available. The DSP track is open to anyone interested in in a career as a Direct Support Professional (DSP). Individuals do not need to be confirmed to be entering an Apprenticeship for the…

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