Apprenticeships and Solving the IT Skills Gap

Mar 11, 2017

9:30am – 10:30am CT

There are nearly one million open tech jobs in the US today. This gap will increase significantly in the coming years, as older workers retire and the expansion of cloud, cybersecurity, and big data devices require more people to create, manage and monitor technology. This sentence will discuss apprenticeship programs and other creative ways employers are looking to fill open positions.

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Jennifer Carlson

WTIA Workforce Institute & Apprenti

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Charles Eaton

Creating IT Futures Foundation

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Heather Terenzio

Techtonic Group

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