Building an IT Career-Ready Washington: 2015 and Beyond

Building an IT-Ready Washington: 2015 and Beyond outlines the in-demand technical skills and knowledge, including employability skills, IT students should become familiar with as they are required by prospective employees. The information, resources, and expansion on what these technical knowledge and skills are, and why they are important increases the probability the IT student will be prepared to meet their future employer’s job requirements and responsibilities.

Ideal IT Graduate High Level

Develop A Cybersecurity Camp for High School Students

Whatcom Community College (WCC) hosts a Cybersecurity Center to provide access to Information Security and Information Assurance (IA) resources. Develop a Cybercamp at your college by can be adopting the materials Whatcom created through NSF-funding.

WCC CIS Program

Creating IT Futures: 2014 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2014 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 15/16, 2014 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. Topics will include: IT Common Courses, IT BAS programs/degree titles, IT Certificates for degree holders, worker retraining students, and collaboration in developing IT BAS degrees.

Creating IT Futures
  • Over 95 % of IT & CS grads were employed full-time at the time of the survey and earned $72,600 on average. http://t.co/HVLthKW7mY - Jul 8, 8:50pm
  • Employers Want These Skills in Systems Integrators http://t.co/QWxS0nnEni - Mar 27, 7:15pm
Centers of Excellence

Developing partnerships among business, industry and education to meet the future needs of Washington State.