SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Sponsors State of Jobs 2016 Conference

(Bradenton, Fla., Oct. 11, 2016) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has signed on to sponsor the 2016 State of Jobs conference presented by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Suncoast Technical College, 4748 Beneva Road, Sarasota.

The State of Jobs Conference has partnered with Sarasota County Schools to help students discover their passion and prepare for their future. Information will be offered on seven career tracks, including health care, information technology, business, engineering, hospitality, marketing and the arts. Speakers will come from a variety of backgrounds, including education, nonprofits, sports, banking, business, media and the arts.

Jennifer Boris, an advisor in Career and Technical Education at SCF, will be part of a panel discussion on College Prep. The panel will include a representative from each of the local colleges. SCF offers career-track courses, including certifications in technical fields, Associate in Science degrees and Bachelor’s degrees.

Steve Shenbaum, founder and president of Game on Nation, a communications, leadership and teambuilding firm, will be the keynote speaker. There will be sessions on college preparation as well as moving into the professional world.

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