Skills in Scranton Completes Healthcare Cohort


Skills in Scranton, the workforce development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently completed the healthcare cohort of its Educators in the Workplace program.

This cohort welcomed 17 educators from eight school districts, who will incorporate information learned from their shadowing experiences into their classrooms to help their students make educated career decisions.

Business hosts for this cohort included Allied Services, Commonwealth Health Moses Taylor Hospital, Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton, Delta Medix, Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton Primary Healthcare Center and St. Joseph’s Center.

Shown front row, from left: Susan Rodway, Valley View; Adrianna Rupprecht, Old Forge; Amanda Nitowski, Abington Heights; Nellie Shiver, Lakeland; Nanine Gramigna, Scranton; Jennifer Pietryka and Kylene Owen, Lakeland, and Amy Luyster, vice president, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.

Middle row: Jacob Banik and Debra Bell, Mid Valley; Christy Hinton, Carbondale Area; Anthony Rennekamp, Dunmore; Lisa Micciche, Riverside; Heather Washenko, Lakeland; Maribeth Miley, Carbondale Area, and Virginia Turano, executive director, Workforce Development Board.

Back row: Jerry Musheno, board chair, Skills in Scranton; Bob Durkin, president, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce; Karly Hine, Old Forge; Dawn Chilek and Nadine Solomon, Riverside; Leslie Graham, Lakeland; Lisa Ross, education outreach coordinator, Skills in Scranton; Brianna Florovito, workforce and entrepreneurial development specialist, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce; Laura Fridirici, career readiness advisor, Pennsylvania Department of Education; and Mike Mahon, superintendent, Abington Heights School District.

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