To high school seniors in Maui and others over 18 years of age. UH Maui College and Hui No Ke Ola Pono's Kealaho'imai program are co-sponsoring a dental assistant program this summer for primarily underemployed/unemployed populations. Please find details for the program attached. There is no deadline date for the application, but the courses start in early June.
1) There are two separate funding sources for this Dental Assisting Certificate program, including Hui No Ke Ola Pono's Kealaho'imai program and UH's Hana Career Pathways program;
2) Anyone interested should contact College & Career Specialist Crystal Lagazo at email@example.com and she will have them fill out an application in order to determine if they qualify for either sources for the full tuition sponsorship;
3) Native Hawaiians as well as unemployed/underemployed individuals are being targeted. "Underemployed" means those who are working less than 20 hours per week or earning less than $20 per hour. Individuals ages 18 and older may apply, in addition to high school seniors who are graduating this year;
4) A Nurse Aide Certificate program targeting the same populations is being developed. Additional information is forthcoming.