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GCC board creates UP CNA program


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IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the creation of an Upper Peninsula Certified Nurse Aide Academy (UP CNA).

The decision will provide a full-time trainer for the program focusing on the Houghton campus, said Glen Ackerman-Behr, director of workforce development at GCC. There are opportunities for CNA training in Ironwood but there is more demand in the Houghton County area, he said.

In Gogebic County the CNA training is offered at GCC, through the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, at Gogeb...