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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.

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IT Skills Gap Forum: PowerPoint, Questionnaire Results, Session Summary Notes & More…

The IT Skills Gap Forum was held on March 22, 2013. The purpose of forum was to obtain “real time” information from business and industry leaders about expected job growth trends over the next three to five years and to discuss workforce skills gaps that make filling job vacancies difficult for employers within the industry. All the results are now available.

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Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureate Degrees for WA State Students Summit

WA State Workforce Education Administrators are invited to send their college’s IT team to “Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureate Degrees for Washington State Students” (Friday, June 7, 2013 at Microsoft). The day will focus on creating a cohesive process for coordinating efforts, sharing best practices, and unifying in order to address the shortage of work-ready IT four-year graduates.

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