Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 29, 2018

    Colorado Technology Student Association State Conference Leads to Rewarding Experience

    TechnologyProblemSolving Last month, our very own senior brand manager, Tom Liszka, attended the 2018 Colorado TSA State Competition. His rewarding experience has set the stage for June’s National TSA Conference.
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  • March 20, 2018

    Learning Best Through Tinkering, Imagination, Creativity, and Invention Through FUSE Studios

    N70A5857 Patrick Getchis is a firm believer that kids learn best when they are given tangible opportunities to tinker, imagine, create and invent real things. That’s what happens in his FUSE studio at WyEast Middle School in Hood River, OR.
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  • December 4, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Gamer-Turned-Educator Schools the Next Generation of Technologists

    VR_1 For more than year now, Creating IT Futures has sponsored Virtual Reality events because VR is a gateway technology – one that inspires young people to pursue tech careers. While attending a VR event in Boston, we heard buzz about John Bowditch, gamer turned educator. Later, our correspondent reached out to Bowditch to hear his story…
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  • May 16, 2017

    Guy Fruda Named Chair of Creating IT Futures Board

    GuyFruda We announced the new officers for our board. Guy Fruda, managing director, East Region Technology, Deloitte Services, is our new board chair.
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  • April 12, 2017

    NextUp, a New Program for Getting More Young People into Tech Careers, is Already Showing Promise

    FuseParticipant Robotics clubs. After-school STEM fairs. Hours of coding. Over the past several years, we have all observed the multiple ways that schools, corporations and nonprofit groups are trying to interest teens in tech careers. This year CompTIA launched its own approach - NextUp.
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  • January 16, 2017

    NextUp Partners with 3 Organizations to Interest Middle Schoolers in Tech Careers

    Programs_NextUp NextUp selected TechGirlz, FUSE and NYAS as its partners and will bring CompTIA members and IT pros into the partnerships to mentor middle schoolers in tech careers.
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