CareerSource Florida recognized the noteworthy accomplishments of the state’s workforce system as Florida’s economy continued its strong recovery in 2021.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Sophia Eccleston, Robert Salonen, Emmanuel Tormes and Patsy Sanchez to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors.
CareerSource Florida Business & Workforce Development Director Susan Bosse Achieves National Recognition
Susan Bosse was among the inaugural class of professionals to achieve the International Economic Development Council’s new Entrepreneurship Development Professional (EDP) credential.
Governor Ron Desantis extends greetings and best wishes to all observing October 2021 as Disability Employment Awareness Month.
CareerSource Florida Board Works to Implement REACH Act, Appoints Additional Members to Credentials Review Committee
CareerSource Florida Board of Directors approved two additional nominees as members of the state’s first Credentials Review Committee to help strengthen Florida’s workforce and education systems.
CareerSource Florida Board of Directors Executive Committee announced 16 leaders in industry, education and workforce development to serve on the state’s newly created Credentials Review Committee.
CareerSource Florida announced today the selection of Stephanie Smith as chair of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors. Ms. Smith is senior director of government relations for Anthem, Inc.
CareerSource Florida Board Approves Additional Accountability Measures, Emphasizes Talent Development
The business, education, economic development and government leaders of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors took additional steps today to enhance accountability and transparency in Florida’s workforce system.
Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls announced his intent to work with Governor Ron DeSantis’ administration to reform Florida’s workforce system to foster economic mobility for those who need it most.
Governor Ron DeSantis today recognized the exemplary work of CareerSource Florida and the state workforce system in 2020, an extraordinary year of challenges and opportunities.
CareerSource Florida Board of Directors met to discuss ways in which the workforce system and its partners are working to support businesses and Floridians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and consider opportunities to harness new platforms.
CareerSource Florida is honored to welcome a group of accomplished leaders with diverse and successful backgrounds in many industries vital to our state’s economic growth.
The CareerSource Florida network continues to make progress in assisting businesses and Floridians whose work was reduced or eliminated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported today to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors.
The new law supports rural economic development and emphasizes the authority of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors to shape workforce policy in alignment with the Governor’s vision for Florida’s future.
New Legislation Underscores Importance of Governor’s Workforce Policy Board, Strengthens Accountability
The Florida House passed Senate Bill 426 – legislation which emphasizes the authority of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors to shape workforce policy that activates the priorities envisioned by Governor Ron DeSantis.
CareerSource Florida Board of Directors Approves CAPE Certifications and Welcomes Business Leaders’ Key Insights
CareerSource Florida Board of Directors has approved an updated list of 218 Career and Professional Education (CAPE) industry certifications that will be considered for final approval by the state Board of Education.
Several of Florida’s top workforce, education and economic leaders gathered today with members of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors to share policy priorities and deepen a shared vision for how to strengthen the state’s talent pipeline.
Chairman Kevin Doyle Statement on Proposed Legislation to Address Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Requirements
House Bill 1271, an act relating to state economic development entities, and its companion legislation, Senate Bill 1244, would modify the roles and responsibilities of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors, CareerSource Florida staff and DEO to address requirements in the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
The Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC), the statewide association of Florida’s economic, workforce, and community developers, has announced today at a press conference held in the Florida Capitol the official dates for its annual Florida Economic Development Week campaign. The campaign, taking place February 9-15, will highlight the significant contributions that economic development programs and professionals have on Florida communities and families.
The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors received an update today on early successes of Florida HIRES, which stands for Helping Inmates Realize Employment Success and helps incarcerated Floridians with employability skills.
One year after Hurricane Michael dealt a devastating blow to Northwest Florida, industries are recovering and bringing jobs back to the region. There remains much work to be done, and state partner agencies are committed to providing resources needed to restore local economies to pre-hurricane prosperity.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced three Local Workforce Development Boards are being awarded Veterans’ Performance Incentive Awards for their diligent work of providing employment and training opportunities to thousands of veterans.
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and CareerSource Florida celebrate Workforce Development Month in Florida. Workforce Development Month recognizes all workforce professionals, agencies and organizations who have helped thousands of Floridians find gainful employment and are contributing to Florida’s economic success.
CareerSource Florida to Partner with The Family Café to Promote Disability Employment at The 21st Annual Family Café
Thousands to be Connected with Info and Resources in Orlando this June 7-9 According to available data, more than 60 percent of Floridians with disabilities, representing more than 700,000 potential…
CareerSource Florida Statement Regarding USDOL Employment and Training Administration Compliance Review of CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas
CareerSource Florida was notified May 16, 2019, by the state workforce system’s administrative and fiduciary agency, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, that DEO had received the U.S. Department of…
CareerSource Florida Board Invests in Apprenticeship Expansion, Continuous Improvement and Enhanced Accountability
The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors approved $249.4 million in funding. The new budget includes investments in apprenticeship expansion and continuous improvements in the service to job seekers and businesses.
CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard was named the 2019 Toni Jennings Workforce Development Professional of the Year by the Florida Economic Development Council at its annual conference.
Volunteer Florida and Uber announced that the Suits for Session project resulted in the collection of 5,769 items of professional attire. The clothing will be donated to organizations that are supporting job-seekers in the Florida Panhandle.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced $1.75 million to help Floridians acquire the skills needed for in-demand occupations through new and expanded apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs across Florida.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors unanimously approved the first statewide Apprenticeship Policy for Florida’s workforce system. Through this policy, the CareerSource Florida board, which oversees workforce…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard has been selected to receive a prestigious 40 Under 40 Award in economic development, the only award of its…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced the official start of the 2018 Paychecks for Patriots events, which connect veterans with great careers in…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – One of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S., Hurricane Michael made landfall on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast less than two weeks ago. To assist with…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida has been awarded federal National Dislocated Worker Grants to provide temporary employment to Floridians affected by Hurricane Michael. The federal National…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Michael. President Donald J. Trump…
CareerSource Florida Statement Regarding Additional Reviews of CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay
CareerSource Florida was notified on October 4 by our state administrative and fiduciary agency, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, about new developments this week related to federal reviews involving…
View the full Florida Trend Sponsored Report. The CareerSource Florida network is committed to cultivating and growing talent for businesses in Florida through nationally recognized, flexible training grants that strengthen…
WASHINGTON, D.C – CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard is attending the inaugural State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by the White House Office…
MIAMI, Fla. – CareerSource Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Florida Department of Education are hosting a first-ever, statewide Apprenticeship Summit June 19-20 in Miami at Florida International…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – CareerSource Florida is celebrating 25 years of helping nearly 140,000 workers connect to good jobs and enhance their value to their employers through Florida’s Quick Response Training grant…