Supporting Skills for the 21st Century Workforce
As the leading global provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, CompTIA uniquely sits at the intersection of innovation and education. We support policies that expand life-long education in the computer sciences and basic IT skills. These foundational skill sets are an imperative for the U.S. economy and its ability to spur job growth and innovation and to compete globally.
- Life-long learning and education including STEM/Computer Sciences Education & Skills at the K-12 and higher education levels, career and technical education, and ongoing workforce training and development.
- Reauthorization and funding of the Workforce Investment Act and Perkins
- Incentivizing private companies and workers to improve career skills (i.e. amending the Business Deduction for Work Related Education and the Lifetime Learning Credit)
- Retaining high skilled labor in the United States
- Ensuring the government workforce has necessary resources for and levels of IT security skills
- The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at NIST