Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced that Lourdes Esparza has been appointed to a bilingual receptionist position for the station’s Workforce Training and Economic Development department, which offers Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL), an affordable online education opportunity designed for entry, certification and advancement in today’s workplace.
In her new role, Esparza will assist new customers with registration for the Food Handler Safety Training Card and ServSafe Alcohol program; serve as a certified proctor for high stakes assessments, which include the new High School Equivalence exams (HiSet and TASC), ServSafe Food Manager Certification and various medical certifications offered from National Health Careers; provide certificates for workforce department courses, troubleshoot accounts, and provide customer service and translation duties.
Prior to joining Vegas PBS, Esparza served as admissions assistant for Nathan Adelson Hospice, assisting with initial patient intake, administrative and translation duties in admission and the in-patient unit. She has also worked for Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy and Ford Motor Credit.
Esparza received ac degree from Utah College of Massage Therapy and attended the College of Southern Nevada.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most watched PBS stations on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot!
Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas PBS.org, PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSParents.org, PBSTeachers.org and NextAvenue.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce development and economic diversification through Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).
Vegas PBS provides K-12 educational resources to teachers and students in public, private, charter and home schools including TeacherLine professional development courses; One Place, a curriculum-correlated online media service; the Described and Captioned Media Center (DCMC) containing materials for deaf, hard of hearing, blind and vision impaired individuals and those who assist them; and Ready To Learn literacy and health community workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.