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Meet Michio

Workforce Challenge

Michio was working as EMT at time of application. He had been working as an EMT for over six years and had decided to move up the next level on his career, but there was no financial aid offered for this type of training. Although he and his wife were working full time, their budget was tight.
Michio came into our office requesting assistance with tuition for paramedic training.

Workforce Solution

Michio received tuition assistance as well as support and guidance from a case manager.

Outcomes & Benefits

Michio successfully completed his training. Soon after he got promoted to a paramedic position, earning 34% more per hour.
Michio‘s case exemplifies the impact WIOA can have in helping underemployed individuals to advance in their careers and earn sustainable wages.

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