Laurita Castro - Administrative Support Specialist

Laurita CastroWhen Laurita lost her job due to the downturn in the economy, she found herself without the skills to be competitive for other related positions.  She was connected with One-Stop staff that provided her with counseling and funding to update her skills.  She decided to take the Administrative Support Specialist training offered through Career Pathways.  Through this training, she was able to gain the necessary skills to be competitive for many administrative positions.    Laurita decided to continue with her education as a Paralegal Secretary at Portland Community College.  Shortly after completing her Administrative Support pathway, she obtained employment as an Escrow Assistant and continues to be a full-time student at PCC.