Podcast Features APCA Apprenticeships

In this 32-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Anne Velardi, the Apprenticeship Coordinator for Alaska Workforce Investment Board and Mari Selle, the Director of Workforce Development for the South Central Alaska Health Education Center of the Alaska Primary Care Association. Anne and Mari reveal the details about the Alaska Primary Care Association Apprenticeship…


2021 APCA Virtual Spring Training

REGISTER NOW!Tue, April 20, 2021 – Thu, April 22, 2021 “Adapting, Achieving, and Advancing – Stronger than Before” Please join with your Alaska Community Health Center colleagues at the APCA 2021 Spring Training! Highlights include a Keynote delivered by nationally recognized speakers, Data Summit, Finance Summit, SDoH Roundtable, Virtual OSV Panel Discussion, and more!  DETAILED CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Tuesday  Introduction &…


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:


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…


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…


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…


November Highlights

The month started with our annual Alaska Primary Care Association Winter Summit, which featured a Workforce track developed and delivered by WFD Department also known as the SC AHEC. We delivered a Board/CEO Leadership training, ACES Training, QPR Training, Conflict resolution using Virtual Simulation, an Apprenticeship update, and more! We celebrated National Apprenticeship Week November…