The State Education Committee focuses on education policy discussions taking place across the country. CompTIA looks to increasingly be seen as a leader on education policy and advocacy, weighing in with policy makers and education leaders in state capitols, school districts and institutions of higher education across the U.S. The Committee advocates for educational policies that will best prepare our students for a future in the evolving global workforce, with an emphasis on STEM instruction and digital learning. Including and improving STEM instruction in primary and secondary core education will provide students with the fundamental skill set needed to compete in a rapidly changing, technology-driven economy. Bringing digital technology into the classroom will enable teachers to leverage the best delivery mechanisms, innovative content, and data-based personalized learning efforts to accelerate student learning and achievement.
Providing a quality education for our children today will lead to a more knowledgeable and empowered workforce in the future.
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| Mar 01, 2018
After a successful first year of the Mission Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) boot camp, the organization announced last week they are continuing their boot camps after receiving a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. During a press conference held at the Mission Center for Education and Economic Development recently, the MEDC accepted a $496,120 grant to continue providing CompTIA cybersecurity training to Rio Grande Valley residents.
| Feb 28, 2018
Earlier this week, CompTIA hosted a "Preparing the Future Workforce though Computer Science Education and Coding" in Phoenix, Arizona. CompTIA in partnership with Apple held a two hour training/education session for legislators and staff to better understand the industry and need for computer science. A hands-on coding session was introduced to legislators and staff in a new, fun and interactive coding experience called "Everyone Can Code using Swift Playgrounds."
| Sep 27, 2017
On Tuesday, September 19th, CompTIA hosted the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) for their 2017 Jobs Summit at headquarters in Downers Grove, IL. With over 65 legislators and staff in attendance from across the nation, CompTIA share insight about the tech industry as well as the great work and engagement by our member companies.
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