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May 2017

 

 
 

IT-Ready Heads to California, Sets Up Shop in the Greater San Luis Obispo Area

 
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SLO County Office of Education, SLO Partners and Creating IT Futures are working together to establish the career training and apprenticeship program, with the aim to grow the tech workforce in the greater San Luis Obispo area of California. The first class will launch on July 10th.

Learn about IT-Ready and apply today
 
 

Celebrating #ILTechMonth:
There’s Room for Everyone in IT

 
ILTechMonth

Alexus Hill would love to disavow you of any preconceived notions about what a career in IT is, and what its practitioners look like.

Learn about IL Tech Month


 

 
 

Guy Fruda Named Chair of Creating IT Futures Board

 
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We announced the new officers for our board. Guy Fruda, managing director, East Region Technology, Deloitte Services, is our new board chair.

 

Read about Guy
 
 

Building Confidence Through Workforce Development

 
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Since graduating from IT-Ready in 2012, Andrea Ring has steadily advanced within her IT career. She credits confidence and a willingness to learn for her success.

 

Read about Andrea's success
 
 

The Future’s So Bright, He’s Gotta Wear Shades

 
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IT-Ready grad John Amakye continues to acquire new skills, move up the IT career ladder.

 

Read about John's IT-Ready beginning
 
 

Chicago’s Got a New STEM Resource: TechGirlz

 
TechGirlz

Girls learning about technology at TechGirlz events are usually doing one of two things: frowning seriously into a problem, or bubbling with excitement over their latest breakthrough. TechShopz are a combination of cerebral and silly, and are experiences meant to expand a girl’s budding interest in technology.

Learn about TechShopz


 

 
 

Being the MVP in Your Tech Career

 
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What makes the best player on your team? While the NBA and its fans debate this spring on who should be the MVP in basketball, Charles Eaton gives you the top three traits to pick the MVP on your tech team.

 

Learn how to be the MVP
 
 

Life is What Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans

 
BusyMakingPlans

IT-Ready graduate Catalina Bauer found love, a family and an IT career with endless potential while making other plans — and she couldn’t be happier.

 

Read more about Catalina
 
 

Columnist Corner: Why Technologists Make Good Data Scientists

 
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Creating IT Futures executives create inspiration by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The opinion piece by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures Labs, appeared first in Information Management earlier this year.

 

Read more from Eric
 
 

Summer Events Calendar

 
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Creating IT Futures has a busy summer ahead, with several meetings, forums and conferences. Visit our events page and join us as we work to advocate for and provide STEM education and workforce development programs across the US.

 

Join us this summer
 
 

CompTIA Webinar: State of the Workforce

 
CompTIA

Join us as our panel discusses workforce issues pending before congress. The webinar will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. Registration is free.

 

Register for the webinar
 
 
 

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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. 

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