Zoe has always learned best by doing. Despite hard times, her dogged persistence has helped her reach her goal—a career in health care.
This former nurse aide is moving up the career ladder fast through an intensive apprenticeship program. “I love this program,” she says.
Toni Scruggs has always dreamed of working in medicine, but didn’t know how to get there. Now the former educator is starting her new career in health care.
Front Range Community College is the first college in Colorado participating in the federal apprenticeship ambassadorship program.
Ever dream about starting a new career? You might be surprised to hear that a number of industries will actually pay you to learn the ropes while on the job.
A love of math and working with children led Pennsylvania native Ben Reynolds into a career as a math teacher after graduating from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire. But after a decade in education—four years in Pennsylvania, six years in Colorado—Ben was ready for a change, and turned to Front Range Community College to […]
For all community colleges, talent development for local industries is an important part of their mission. And for Front Range Community College, a key part of that effort for the healthcare industry involves apprenticeships that prepare students to hit the ground running as medical assistants, sterile processing technicians, and pharmacy technicians when they graduate from […]
Editor’s note: Apprenticeships are an important option in education these days—especially in the health care field. There’s a nationwide shortage of skilled health care workers, and Colorado is no exception. Front Range Community College (FRCC) recently created a new medical assisting apprenticeship in partnership with Associates in Family Medicine in Fort Collins. It’s part of a broader […]