GO CAREERS is inviting interested healthcare employers to a free breakfast on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in Suite 200 of the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation located at 200 East Third Street in Owensboro.

This breakfast will provide prospective employer sponsors for the new GO CAREERS Medical Assisting program the opportunity to meet current GO FAME/GO CAREERS employer sponsors and hear how successful their partnerships are in expanding the local workforce.

Representatives from companies such as US Bank and Sun Windows will be on hand to discuss sponsorship benefits and answer any questions employers may have.

GO CAREERS is a company-sponsored partnership of regional employers who share the goal of creating a pipeline of highly-skilled workers with a comprehensive understanding of the operational, organizational, and managerial responsibilities of an organization. A major advantage of the GO CAREERS program is its accelerated degree path where students work three days per week at their sponsoring company and attend industry-validated, college courses two days per week.

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Owensboro Community and Technical College’s (OCTC) Medical Assisting program is the newest opportunity offered in the GO FAME/GO CAREERS “work and learn” initiative. OCTC was approved to offer a Medical Assisting diploma/associate in applied science degree program by the Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Regents in June 2017. The first cohort of students began in August 2017.

Healthcare employers are invited to attend the breakfast on November 21 to learn how the GO FAME/GO CAREERS apprentice-style training can create one of the most highly-skilled workforces in the region. For more information or to make a reservation to attend the breakfast, please contact Allyson Sanders at allyson.sanders@kctcs.edu or (270) 686-4512.

KY FAME (The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is a company-sponsored partnership of regional employers who share the goal of creating a pipeline of highly skilled workers. Employers actually start training students while they are still in school. Students receive hands-on and classroom training that gives them access to high-paying advanced manufacturing jobs. (kyfame.com)