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Find Out About the CoE for ICT from Advisory Board Member, Valerie Goulds, Microsoft

Find out how the IT industry advisory board members and industry professionals as a whole help guide the direction of the Center of Excellence for Information & Computing Technology from Senior Support Escalation Engineer, Valerie Goulds.

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IT Workforce Demand & Technology Trends Panel (Aligning Demand, Skills & Training with Industry Needs) September 30, 2014

On September 30, 2014, the Center assembled its IT industry panel for the “The HR Policy Foundation Workforce Development Round Table and the Community College Workforce Consortium”. The panelists discussed sound, practical tips, tools, and resources to improve the quality of the IT classroom experience and generate well-rounded, work- and IT-ready graduates.

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Building an IT Career Ready Washington: 2015 and Beyond: Introduction

In considering what transforms someone who has even a mild curiosity about pursuing an academic and career pathway in IT, one of the primary questions is, what are the critical components that can produce an ideal IT
• student,
• graduate,
• job candidate, and finally,
• worker?

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