Ahtna Shareholder Enrichment works in partnership with the Copper River Native Association (CRNA) and Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) to connect shareholders to high-demand occupations through education and job opportunity. CITC Education and Training Program Manager Charlene Miles shared details with us about their program.
1. What does CITC’s program offer?
CITC’s Education and Training Programs provide a wide variety of educational opportunities, including GED Services, Workforce Readiness Certification, Micro Credentialing and Vocational Training. Grant funding is available to assist eligible individuals.
2. Who is eligible for the program?
CITC’s Education and Training Programs serve Alaska Natives/American Indians and eligible family members.
3. What are some examples of expenses that are covered under the program?
Tuition, testing fees, books, training gear, tools, work/interview clothing, housing, and transportation costs can be covered for eligible individuals.
4. When and how can shareholders apply?
Trainings are recurring, therefore shareholders may apply at any time. Shareholders can apply online at
citci.org/employment-training/vocational-training or pick up an application from the CITC Employment and Training Services Department on the second floor of 3600 San Jeronimo Drive in Anchorage.
5. What advice do you have for shareholders interested in applying for a trade/vocational scholarship?
My best advice is to stay committed to your goal and keep in touch! We are here for you and can help guide you through the application process!