The New Jewish Home celebrated the graduation of the seventh class of students in our Geriatrics Career Development program in June. The 2015 class was the largest ever, with 67 New York high school students from under-resourced schools having completed the rigorous program of career training and college preparation.
The 2015 class of Jewish Home’s Geriatrics Career Development Program has much to be proud of, including:
- 99% applied to college
- 93% were accepted to college
- Students have been offered scholarships totaling $1,277,500
- 92% earned an Allied Health Profession certificate; 48 are now CNAs, 8 are certified Medical Coders and 30 are enrolled in a Patient Care Technician course.