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  • IT-Ready Progress Report 2014

    Six Locations and Growing! IT-Ready has expanded and is currently operated in Cincinnati, Columbus, Minneapolis / St. Paul, New York City, National Capital Region (Silver Spring MD), and Dallas (Opening in Fall 2014).
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  • Harrison Lovell’s rough start in IT-Ready training turns into solid finish

    Per Scholas graduate who barely squeaked into program is featured speaker at this year’s CAST 2014, the annual conference of the Association for Software Testing.
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  • CompTIA A+ certification paves way for grad’s IT career

    Tiffany A. Lewin readily admits that before she earned CompTIA A+ certification, her career roadmap looked a bit...blurry. “I was not working. I was not in school. To be honest, I wasn’t doing much of anything,” she said. Then, in 2011, Lewin stumbled upon an advertisement for Per Scholas. The Creating IT Futures Foundation and its IT-Ready Program are proud partners with Per Scholas.
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  • Getting the Word Out

    When IT-Ready Apprentice Program graduate Ngina Baggett, 26, posed for a close-up this summer, she was a little bit apprehensive. “You’re going to put my photo where?” Just a few weeks later, her photo was on three billboards in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. “I love it!” said Baggett, who recently began a full-time technical support position that she credits IT-Ready’s training with helping her to land.
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  • The TWC Connection

    The video story here explains how Per Scholas IT-Ready graduates are advancing Time Warner Cable’s business objectives. After hiring six graduates of Per Scholas IT-Ready, officials at Time Warner Cable in Columbus, Ohio, say they want the IT-Ready connection to remain strong. “I feel like the curriculum that they are training for is very much in alignment with what Time Warner Cable looks for,” said Suzanne.
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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.

Mission

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.

Contact

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

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org