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  • FUSE’ STEAM Program Already Doubling its Reach with NextUp

    FuseSTEAMProgram Our effort to spread an innovative STEAM program to more schools around the country is seeing more initial success than we anticipated.
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  • Putting on the uniform of the person you want to be

    CarlosRivera Carlos Rivera credits IT-Ready and CompTIA A+ certification for helping him realize his true potential
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  • Employer sees value in IT-Ready

    When IT-Ready Program officials approached Medica about offering post-graduation apprenticeships to adults entering the information technology field, the company’s senior IT leaders were receptive to the notion. After all, Medica already had an internship program in place for high school students, so its employees were accustomed to working with individuals who didn’t have a lot of past IT job experience, said David McPhaul, IT Services manager at Medica.
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  • New Ground

    A new collaboration with a Minneapolis nonprofit is testing a widened scope of information technology (IT) job training. Since Creating IT Futures introduced its IT-Ready Apprentice Program in early 2012, two groups that haven’t qualified for the program have stood out:
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  • A Bright, Shining Star: Pomeroy Wins Polaris Award

    The Creating IT Futures Foundation recently awarded Pomeroy with the Polaris Award, given to a company that is leading the way toward information technology (IT) careers for those in need of career opportunities. Pomeroy, a leading IT services company based in Hebron, KY, was recognized by the nonprofit foundation for taking on five newly trained IT workers from the foundation's inaugural IT-Ready program, the most of any company in 2012.
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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