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CAN Academy to Launch Workforce Development Certification Courses on St. Thomas June 24


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The Community Action Now! Academy (CANAcademy) USVI is set to launch a series of Workforce Development courses through the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL). Registration ends June 8th, and classes will begin June 24th. Contact your VIDOL representative to register, (340) 776-3700:

  • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) – 8 weeks
    • Includes Microsoft Specialist Certification and CAP Certification
  • Certified Bookkeeping Professional (CB) – 12 weeks
    • Includes Quickbooks and the Certified Bookkeeping Certification
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification (ESB) – 5 weeks
    • Prepares business owners to start and expand their small businesses
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VI Source: Economic Development Initiative Hopes to Create ‘Silicon Island’


VI Next Generation Field Technicians at a Fiber Access Point (FAP) in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

The VI Economic Development office has announced a financial initiative that would provide funding toward re-creating St. Croix as “Silicon Island” through advancements in telecommunications technologies within 20 years.

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