Employee Spotlight

The South Central Alaska AHEC Team would like to recognize Rebecca Khang for her wonderful contributions to our Contact Tracing Program at the APCA. Working alongside a small team of contact tracers, Rebecca is helping in Alaska’s fight against COVID-19 and additionally helping to educate community members about the COVID-19 vaccine. Rebecca became a long…

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Mandt Instructor Training

The Southcentral AHEC Team is excited to announce that Health Education Coordinators Cassandra Snelson and Alicia Reando and Workforce Services Program Manager Sydney Burns have completed Mandt Instructor Training this week! The Mandt System implements holistic, evidence-based techniques for conflict resolution and de-escalation to help prevent violence in the workplace. The entire philosophy of the…

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Employee Spotlight

The South Central Alaska AHEC Team would like to welcome aboard Michelle Slwooko to our Workforce Development team! Ms. Slwooko is a lifelong Alaskan who has recently graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Bachelor of Science degree. Michelle finds great meaning in being able to support, encourage and give back to the…

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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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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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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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