Tag: CareerSource Palm Beach County

PBSC Belle Glade campus awarded multimillion-dollar grant to improve broadband access for the local community

On Friday, Feb. 2, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Palm Beach State College will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding to transform the Belle Glade campus into an innovative digital hub for students and the local community.
“Palm Beach State College is proud to host this broadband initiative in partnership with the local community of Belle Glade and surrounding municipalities to ensure that PBSC students and all residents benefit from the digital resources that are vital to their daily lives,” said PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading PBSC Belle Glade campus awarded multimillion-dollar grant to improve broadband access for the local community

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PBSC, City of Boynton Beach and CareerSource partner for workforce initiative

With the goal of developing a local talent pool for local employers, the City of Boynton Beach, Palm Beach State College, and CareerSource Palm Beach County are partnering to provide college credit certificate programs for City of Boynton Beach residents. The Workforce Readiness Initiative will help those who are unemployed, underemployed, or simply looking for a career change, to gain the in-demand skills that meet the City’s specific employment needs.
City of Boynton Beach Mayor Ty Penserga announced the launch of the initiative at his City Hall Social on April 27. … Continue reading PBSC, City of Boynton Beach and CareerSource partner for workforce initiative

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Palm Beach State and School District partner on initiative to enhance cybersecurity training

Palm Beach State College is expanding its partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County to enhance cybersecurity and information technology instruction and prepare more students for the growing workforce needs, thanks to a more than $1 million grant from the Florida Department of Education.
College and school district officials formally announced the Palm Beach Collaborative Cyber Pathway Project at a kickoff event in the Center for Bachelor’s Programs on the Lake Worth campus Aug. … Continue reading Palm Beach State and School District partner on initiative to enhance cybersecurity training

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PBSC partnership to help nursing needs in the Glades

To help meet workforce needs in the Glades, Palm Beach State College has established a bridge partnership program for home health aide graduates from West Technical Education Center who desire to continue their training.
Through the partnership with the West Technical Education Center, CareerSource Palm Beach County and Lakeside Medical Center, graduates who qualify are able to take the final two courses of PBSC’s Patient Care Assistant (PCA) program, which includes eligibility to take the state certified nursing assistant licensure exam. … Continue reading PBSC partnership to help nursing needs in the Glades

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PBSC to offer business certificate in Riviera Beach

Palm Beach State College will begin offering the courses for its Business Specialist College Credit Certificate at the Riviera Beach Public Works Center in January as part of a new initiative to enhance access to short-term educational training for the city’s residents.
Leaders from PBSC and the city recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding sealing the partnership. Through the initiative, Riviera Beach residents can take the first two courses from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m. on Mondays (Introduction to Business) and Tuesdays (Microcomputer Applications) for the spring term. … Continue reading PBSC to offer business certificate in Riviera Beach

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Partnership prepares displaced workers for health careers

Ten students are now ready to embark on new health care careers after completing a special Palm Beach State College Certified Nursing Assistant program with scholarship support from CareerSource Palm Beach County.
The six-week program was offered at the Belle Glade campus, and all 10 students received scholarships funded by CareerSource through a National Dislocated Worker Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The scholarship targeted displaced workers, 18 and older with a high school diploma, … Continue reading Partnership prepares displaced workers for health careers

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for May 11

Job seekers should mark their calendars for the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair, Wednesday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.
The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at the EmployFlorida Marketplace for express entry into the event and to bring copies of their resume. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for May 11

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair to return Oct. 14

Local manufacturers hope to find qualified job candidates at the second Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. The career fair is free and open to the public.
Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 8:30 to 9 a.m. All attendees are encouraged to pre-register by sending an email with contact information to manufacturingjobfair@careersourcepbc.com. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair to return Oct. 14

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

Local manufacturers hope to find qualified job candidates at the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 9:30 to 10 a.m.
More than 25 hiring manufacturers are expected, representing industries ranging from electronics and marine to health care and cosmetics. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

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