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:

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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…


Free Gift of Professional Development in Covid-19 Times

As the needs of the workforce has been impacted during this Covid-19 epidemic, the AHEC at the Alaska Primary Care Association is giving the gift of free professional development. Please join us if you can. Professionalism in Healthcare is a 10-session online course that help Community Health Centers and other health care organization staff “level…


Apprenticeship Opportunities Awaits

The APCA/SC Alaska AHEC is launching a cohort of Apprenticeships in February 2020. This opportunity is funded by the Department of Labor and is free to students and health care facilities. In order to participate, Apprenticeship candidates must be already employed, preferably new, at a Health facility. Employers will need to review and agree to…

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Jumpstart your Career

Alaska Public Media produced a brief video of our PATH Academy as a part of their [email protected] Initiative – check it out here: We have a PATH Academy starting October 14. Individuals interested in a career as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) should apply. Trainees will receive certifications in CPR/First Aid, Mental Health First Aid,…


Health Workforce Stakeholder’s Breakfast on 5/17

We are holding a the kickoff of the Health Workforce Stakeholder’s Breakfast on 5/17. You can register here: The purpose of this event is simple – this is an opportunity for all of us that work on growing the health workforce to meet, eat, and share. This is not a workgroup. There’s no project…

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