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February 2016



Work experience moves IT-Ready graduate up her career ladder

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IT Ready’s internship program gave Davina Ross the real-life work experience she needed to invigorate her IT career. 


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Creating IT Futures supports new veterans computer resource guide

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New online clearinghouse provides information to help veterans use computers more effectively.


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Raspberry Pi technology providing valuable opportunities for teachers and students 

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At the start of the 2015 school year, the Illinois Learning Exchange rolled out a series of Professional Development Workshops with the goal to help teachers advance their Raspberry Pi knowledge. The workshops were designed to be highly interactive and provide teachers with ideas to make their classes more engaging.


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It’s not about one internship, but the future one internship can change

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Early College STEM Schools gain real work experience in technology-based jobs through summer internships. Through relationships they build with other IT professionals, as well as the skills they share and gain, students will become practicing young IT professionals.


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Fort Bragg: Transition tech 


One day you’re an active-duty soldier at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The next, you’re a civilian trying to start a new career. Every month, more than 700 soldiers experience this phenomenon when they leave the military. But now, an innovative training program called Transition Tech is preparing these soldiers for IT careers, allowing them to earn industry-recognized certifications for free.


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CompTIA’s Communities Executive Board Chooses Two Charities for 2016 Donations

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TechGirlz and Genesys Works received endorsements from CompTIA’s Community Executive Board.


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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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