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Marbridge Certified Nursing Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Signing Day

Today marks a significant milestone in Central Texas’ workforce development landscape as the Marbridge Foundation, in close collaboration with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA), announces the official launch of an innovative Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Registered Apprenticeship training program. This transformative initiative, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), sets the stage for a highly anticipated signing day ceremony this afternoon at 11 a.m., on September 15, 2023, at the Marbridge Campus in Manchaca.

This pioneering program represents a crucial turning point in the region’s career advancement and community empowerment approach. By partnering with WSRCA, the Marbridge Foundation has forged a dynamic pathway for Central Texans to acquire nationally recognized nursing credentials, unlocking a spectrum of promising career prospects within the dynamic healthcare industry.

Signing Event Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Paul Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer, Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area
  • Albert Treviño, Commissioner Representing Labor, Texas Workforce Commission
  • The Honorable Ruben Becerra, Hays County Judge
  • Joyce Batcheller, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN, President, Texas Nurses Association
  • Kevin Warren, President & Chief Executive Officer, Texas Health Care Association
  • Mark Sherry, Vice President of Human Resources & Workforce Development, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Lee Price, Texas State Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship
  • Scott McAvoy, President & Chief Executive Officer, Marbridge Foundation
  • Lora Williams, RN, Owner-Operator, Williams Career School of Excellence
  • Duncan Murray, Villa Director, Marbridge Foundation


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For comprehensive information about local training programs, including pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship, please explore WSRCA’s Upskilling Toolkit.

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