Community College of Philadelphia – Short-term career and certifications

Vishal Soni · May 21, 2024

Instructor: Virginia Ramirez

Language: English/Spanish

Dates: June 15, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Break: 10:30 am onwards which includes Certificates, Information tables, and food

Location:
CONGRESO DE LATINOS UNIDOS, INC, 216 West Somerset Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Intended Audience:
Adults learners

Class description:
The course will cover an overview of short-term certification programs available at the Community College of Philadelphia. In particular, it will focus on Health and Wellness careers including: Massage therapy, nurse aid, personal trainer, pharmacy technician, dental assistant, sterile processing technician, dialysis technician, phlebotomy technician, medical billing and coding, veterinary assistant and EKG technician.

Instructor Bio:
Virginia Ramirez was born and raised in the Dominican Republic where she obtained her BA in Agricultural Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra. She moved to the United States in 1994 and received her Master in Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005, majoring in International Migration.  Ms. Ramirez is currently an Admissions Recruiter of Community College of Philadelphia, where she has worked in several capacities, including International Recruitment Coordinator and Designated School Official (DSO) of the College for international students. Outside of the College, Ms. Ramirez serves as a member of the Scholarship and Recognition Programs Committee of Educational Testing Services (ETS), for evaluation and selection of awardees for various scholarships programs to pursue higher education. Ms. Ramirez Is bilingual (English/Spanish) and is currently serving  as the President of the Consultants Council of Dominicans Living Abroad for the Development of Dominican Republic, chapter  of Pennsylvania, Delaware and South of New Jersey with the function of representing the President of Dominican Republic in the tri-state area. Ms. Ramirez is considered a multicultural competent professional since she has traveled and spent time in several countries including Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau and Vietnam.

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