Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 2, 2014
December 2, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #35

Career Edge Annual Report

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact:  Karen Stewart, Economic Development Division Manager, ext 6832

Presenter:  Mireya Eavey, Executive Director, Career Edge

Action Requested
Annual report of the activities of Career Edge, a skilled worker training organization in Sarasota and Manatee County.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Career Edge works closing with Business and Training Organizations throughout Sarasota and Manatee County.

Career Edge coordinates and matches job seekers to skilled trades in order to meet the demands of companies creating jobs in our community.

They regularly work with companies and with MTI and Career Source Florida to develop training programs that take current workers and expand their skill level to be able to move upward in the job market.

Today's presentation by the Career Edge Executive Director, Mireya Eavey, will provide information on the level of service achieved by Career Edge and potential partnership for the future.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Career Edge Presentation.pdf