Building on IT-Ready Expansion, Creating IT Futures Announces Even More Educational Opportunities


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Creating IT Futures is excited to make even more announcements about educational opportunities in IT for 2019. From our partnership with Wounded Warrior Project and our financial support from Boeing and Cognizant U.S. Foundation, to new classes and curriculums, our programs are growing and bringing more people into IT careers than ever before.

February 2018

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Creating IT Futures Launches New IT Core Skills Class for Adults

We’re launching a new IT career starter class, called IT Core Skills, in the Twin Cities. This eight-week course will prepare students for additional learning to earn industry certifications as needed for a career in technology. Applications are due March 18.

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After Another Year of Successful Growth, Creating IT Futures Launches New Learning Opportunities for 2019

Well paying and upwardly mobile jobs in the tech industry await any qualified job applicant. Here are ways Creating IT Futures will help even more motivated people uncover their IT career potential in 2019.

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Permanent IT-Ready Class Launches at NEIU in Chicago

Nerves meet number sets in Chicago’s first permanent IT-Ready class, and applications are open until March 22 for the next IT-Ready class in Chicago.

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Fulfilling the Rising Demand for Tech Workers

Despite turbulence in the U.S. stock market, the nation’s economy is growing — and the demand for tech workers is increasing. IT-Ready is creating a bigger pool of tech job candidates.

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​IT-Ready: Securing Careers and Helping More People Benefit from Technology

Our IT-Ready CSIS class graduated last month with some students already having 3 CompTIA certifications under their belts.

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Where Are They Now? Catch Up with Roy Sizemore

In this latest “Where Are They Now?” blog post, we catch up with 2013 IT-Ready graduate Roy Sizemore, who says college, professional advancement and financial security all have been made possible, thanks to his tech career launched by IT-Ready and Per Scholas.

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7 Key Ways Employers Support IT-Ready

Sue Wallace, executive director of national workforce solutions at Creating IT Futures, credits employer partners with the continued success of IT-Ready. She highlights seven ways in which IT-Ready relies on their support and how employers can get involved to find their next entry-level tech hire.

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IT-Ready Charlotte Celebrates Successful First Full Year of Operation

Natasha Pender, workforce solutions manager for IT-Ready Charlotte, says the site goes into 2019 with plenty of success stories to celebrate — including 61 graduates who have secured employment in the tech industry.


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The IT Workforce Charity of CompTIA

Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)(3) charity, was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the global IT industry association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


Our 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.

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