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Got Tech Training?

Got Tech Training? brings real talk about tech bootcamps, workshops, apprenticeships and more to you. Our latest installment features Per Scholas, JEVS Human Services, and CompTIA. We’ll be taking your questions during this virtual event to help you find the right path for you and your future. Join us virtually via Zoom on Thursday, September 23 at 3:30 PM.

The Got Tech Training? series is supporting people and employers with reliable information about the regional tech training options. The series will also inform the Future Works Tech Training Guide, which will recognize our region’s top-quality, equitable and forward-thinking programs. We will create comprehensive, online resources about tech training resources. Stay tuned!

If you have a question now, are interested in sponsoring a part of the series or want to suggest an organization to feature in future events, please contact us. Looking for more resources? You can also read the column Future-Ready: Got Tech Training? by Anne Gemmell, Founder of Future Works Alliance PHL, to learn the top ten questions to ask when considering a tech training program.


Speakers

Nikki Pumphrey

Managing Director, Philadelphia

Per Scholas envisions a technology workforce as diverse as the customers it serves. Per Scholas prepares individuals to work in key technical roles and equip them with today’s most sought out industry skills. It has placed graduates nationwide for various entry to mid-level tech roles across every sector and has provided continued upskilling and professional development support to alumni up to two years post-graduation.

John Colborn

Chief Operating Officer

JEVS Human Services enhances the employability, independence, and quality of life of individuals through a broad range of programs, including those dedicated to new Americans, people with disabilities, returning citizens, youth who have left high school and mature job seekers over 55. Consistent with its core principles and entrepreneurial spirit, JEVS Human Services creates innovative and sustainable solutions to address current and future community needs.

Amy Kardel

Vice President, Strategic Workforce Relationships

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech is a national initiative to increase the number of skilled technology workers and expand tech career opportunities for diverse populations, including women, individuals with disabilities and people of color.


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