Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • August 31, 2017

    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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  • January 7, 2016

    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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  • February 17, 2014

    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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  • November 20, 2013

    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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  • January 22, 2013

    A Bright, Shining Star: Pomeroy Wins Polaris Award

    Creating IT Futures 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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