One-Stop Center Resources - Creating IT Futures

One-Stop Centers

Put the Unemployed Back on a Career Path

Through a Job-Driven National Emergency Grant awarded to the state of Illinois, we are partnering with the state to help train long-term unemployed workers for new jobs in high-demand industries, like IT.

For laid-off job seekers, we work with One-Stop Centers in Illinois to offer comprehensive IT career services:
  1. Needs assessment
  2. Career guidance
  3. Free training resulting in industry-recognized credentials such as: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+, MCSA, CCNA, and ITIL
  4. Connections to paid work experience and full-time jobs
The services help both people new to IT and people with some IT experience. More than 100,000 IT jobs are open in Illinois. If you have customer service experience, are a problem solver or are tech savvy, consider working in information technology. Contact your local One-Stop Center to get started.

If you’d like to bring our resources to another state’s One-Stop Centers, contact Jeff Lareau.

Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.


Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300