graphic
graphic
People Searchgraphic
graphic


Pandemic-News-Cast.jpg

NEWS
graphic
All news links (when clicked on) will display at the bottom of this page.
 

FARMWORKER CAREER DEVELOPMENT STAFF
EARN STATEWIDE ACCOLADES

Farmwoeker Caereer Development Program

Two IRSC employees were named Staff Members of the Year for the Florida Department of Education Farmworker Career Development Program. Pictured from left to right: Jim Haugli, Senior Educational Program Director for the statewide FDCP; Sandra Zavala, IRSC FCDP Program Specialist for Indian River County; Betty Guerrero, IRSC FCDP Program Specialist for St. Lucie County; and Gloria Spradley-Brown, FDOE Bureau Chief.

The Farmworker Career Development Program (FCDP) at Indian River State College recently earned statewide recognition with two IRSC employees named Staff Members of the Year for the statewide FCDP. Sandra Zavala of Vero Beach and Betty Guerrero of Port St. Lucie were honored for their outstanding dedication to providing career services and training that leads to year-round employment for eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

The FCDP at IRSC annually serves more than 150 unemployed or underemployed farmworker families in St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. As Program Specialists, Zavala and Guerrero recruit students, assess eligibility, develop personalized training and educational plans, assist with job placement at completion of the program, and provide ongoing support and follow-up for a year post employment.

“To have not only one, but two award winning staff members at the state level is quite a testament of their exceptional performance on behalf of these underserved students, many of whom are entering college for the first time,” said Dr. Daniel Bird, Director of the IRSC FCPD. “They relentlessly pursue life-changing outcomes for every student who walks through our doors, and they serve our community with passion and pride.”

For more information about the Farmworker Career Development Program at IRSC, call (772) 462-7916 or visit www.facebook.com/irscfarmworker


MEDIA CONTACT INFO

Robert Lane
Direct: (772) 462-7506
Office: (772) 462-7270
rlane@irsc.edu


IRSC PUBLICATIONS

IRSC CONNECTION
E-NEWSLETTER

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

Get the latest IRSC news and events delivered to your inbox monthly.

Sign me up now!



Bookmark and Share

home | about irsc | admissions | advising | prospective students | students | virtual campus | foundation | visitors
myirsc | programs/careers | libraries | career services | athletics | bookstore | financial aid | faculty/staff