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Education Fund


SEIU Local 2015 Long Term Care Workers Education and Training Trust Fund (Education Fund)

Click here to view open courses:   Education Fund Open Courses

What is the Education Fund?
Education Fund is a statewide multi-employer fund supported through employer contributions (that nursing home workers bargain for through negotiations), NOT UNION DUES.

We serve:

  • The needs of workers across a range of educational levels and career paths.
  • Adult learners who may be returning to the classroom after many years.
  • The employment and training needs of long term care facilities.
Our focus is to:

  • Provide quality educational programs
  • Enhance skills
  • Increase access to greater career opportunities
  • Improve the quality of resident care
  • Prepare the workforce for job demands of the future
  • Improve retention rates
We serve long term care workers throughout California covering a variety of job titles including nursing, dietary, maintenance, and service department workers. We offer a range of educational services and opportunities to bargaining unit members including:

  • Skill building courses
  • Continuing education units
  • Individual case management
  • Assessment testing
  • Preparatory and bridge course offerings
  • Certification and Recertification courses
2018 Statewide Benefits
Trainings

  1. In-person Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses for C.N.A.s and LVNs
  2. Online CEU courses for C.N.A.s and LVNs
  3. Prep Course for High School Equivalency Certificate
  4. ServSafe Food Handler Certificate
  5. Basic Computer Course
  6. RNA Certificate
  7. C.N.A. Certificate
  8. CPR
  9. ESL
Support services

  1. Recruitment
  2. Counseling (career, academic, personal/social)
  3. Screening for and placement in courses
  4. Enrollment
  5. Remediation
  6. Pre- & Post- Assessment
  7. Competency Checks
  8. Make-up courses
  9. Retention and Course Completion Support Services
  10. Tutoring for High School Equivalency Certificate Prep Course
  11. High School Equivalency Exam Fee Reimbursement
Available Programs

  1. Reimbursement Program
  2. Voucher Program (N. CA only)
  3. Online CEU Program
The following facilities are contributing to the Education Fund:
1.   ADVANCE REHAB CENTER OF TUSTIN
2.   ALL SAINTS SUB-ACUTE AND REHAB CENTER
3.   ALTA VISTA HEALTHCARE - WELLNESS CENTRE
4.   ANAHEIM HEALTHCARE CENTER
5.   ANAHEIM TERRACE CARE CENTER
6.   BAY VISTA
7.   BELMONT (GRAND AVENUE HEALTHCARE)
8.   BRIER OAK ON SUNSET
9.   BROOKDALE HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTRE (WINDSOR)
10.   BROOKSIDE SKILLED NURSING (BROOKSIDE CONV HOSP)
11.   BUENA VENTURA
12.   CENTINELA SKILLED NURSING & WELLNESS CTR (WEST)
13.   CHINO VALLEY
14.   CLAREMONT (GARDENVIEW HEALTHCARE - WELLNESS CENTRE
15.   COLLEGE VISTA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL
16.   COVINA CARE CENTER
17.   CRAGGY VIEW CONV HOSP (STONEY PNT HEALTHCARE CENT)
18.   CREEKSIDE CARE CENTER
19.   EAST TERRACE REHABILITATION - WELLNESS
20.   ELMCREST CARE CENTER
21.   EMPRES POST ACUTE REHABILITATION (PETALUMA)
22.   EMPRESS CARE CENTER
23.   FOUNTAIN VIEW SUBACUTE AND NURSING CENTER, LLC
24.   GREENFIELD CARE CENTER OF FAIRFIELD
25.   HEARTWOOD AVENUE HEALTHCARE
26.   HIGHLAND PARK SKILLED NURSING & WELLNESS
27.   INTERCOMMUNITY
28.   KATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER
29.   KINGSBURG CARE CENTER
30.   LAUREL WELLNESS
31.   LIGHTHOUSE HEALTHCARE CENTER
32.   LOS ANGELES REHAB - WELLNES CENTRE
33.   LOS FELIZ HEALTHCARE
34.   LYNWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER
35.   MAYWOOD WELLNESS SKILLED NURSING FACIL
36.   MCCLURE CONVALESCENT AND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
37.   MILLBRAE SKILLED CARE
38.   MONROVIA GARDENS HEALTH CARE CENTER
39.   MONTECITO HEIGHTS
40.   MONTROSE
41.   NEW HOPE CARE CENTER
42.   NORTH PALMS (COUNTRY VILLA)
43.   NORTH VALLEY NURSING CENTER
44.   NORWALK SKILLED NURSING - WELLNESS CENTRE
45.   OAKLAND HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CENTER
46.   ONTARIO GROVE HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CENTRE, LP
47.   ORANGE HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CENTER
48.   OSAGE HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CTR (CENTINELA EAST)
49.   OVERLAND TERRACE HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CENTRE, LP
50.   PARAMOUNT CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL
51.   PARK AVENUE HEALTHCARE - REHABILITATION CENTER
52.   PINE VIEW CARE CENTER
53.   PLAYA DEL REY CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER
54.   REHAB CENTER OF BAKERSFIELD
55.   REHABILITATION CENTER OF LA BREA, LLC
56.   REUTLINGER COMMUNITY
57.   RIVERSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER
58.   ROSEVILLE POINT HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
59.   SAN PABLO HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS CENTER
60.   SHARON CARE CENTER, LLC
61.   SPRINGS ROAD HEALTHCARE
62.   SUN MAR NURSING CENTER
63.   TEST FACILITY
64.   VALLEY POINTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION
65.   WASHINGTON CARE CENTER & REHAB
66.   WEST HAVEN

How to Enroll in Courses?
If you are an employee of one of the above listed facilities, part of the bargaining unit that is covered by your Collective Bargaining Agreement and interested in enrolling in a class, please review the Eligibility Policy for Benefit Utilization (Approved by Board of Trustees on April 7, 2016) before reaching out to us to find out more about current or future program offerings.

If you would like to enroll in any of our OPEN courses, please click on the link below:

https://www.cltcec.org/tc/schedule.cfm

If you are interested in taking online Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses, you may apply by clicking on the link below:

https://www.cltcec.org/tc/ltcttfApplicationOnlineCEU.cfm

For Education Fund related questions, comments and information on how to enroll in courses, please contact the following individuals:

Northern California nursing home members of the bargaining unit:
           Southern California nursing home members of the bargaining unit:
                     
Education Fund Updates
  • Courses are held at participating long term care facilities and at SEIU Local 2015 Union Halls to bring trainings directly to bargaining unit members.
  • In 2017, 121 bargaining unit members, 39 employers and 23 union representatives across the state participated in our Annual survey providing valuable feedback and recommendations addressing the worker and employer educational and training needs. A few of the outcomes include:
    • 83% of workers and 66% of employers reported being Satisfied/Very Satisfied with the TYPE of trainings, courses and services offered by the Education Fund
    • 90% of workers reported that the courses are offered on convenient days and times
    • 70% of employers reported being Satisfied/Very Satisfied with the Education Fund staff
    • 96% of union representatives stated that bargaining unit members would like to take Onsite CEU courses in 2018
    • 87% of union representatives stated the bargaining unit members would like to take RNA courses and 83% C.N.A. courses in 2018
    • A comment from an employer: “Katiana is very helpful with all needs in Tunnell. Happy with all services provided.”
    • A comment from an worker: “I have not participated yet but I am seeing how my co-workers like it and have improved as a professional.”
    • A comment from a union representative: “ Members love the RNA class.”
We are dedicated to serving the needs of the long term workers.
We are here to help you SUCCEED and advance in your career!