Education

CompTIA recognizes that the US faces both short-term IT talent supply issues and long-term skills development opportunities CompTIA believes that providing a quality education for our children today will lead to a more knowledgeable and empowered workforce in the future. We support investment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education activities issues.

As such, CompTIA supports the reauthorization and improvement of federal workforce and education laws such as the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Improvement Act, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. We also support apprenticeships and on-the-job training programs that help with transitions from the classroom into a career. We also favor initiatives that support the use of industry recognized credentials as a way to validate knowledge and skill.

Education Committees

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Press Releases

CompTIA Security+ Surpasses 500,000 Certified Milestone

Aug 13, 2019

CompTIA CEO Outlines a Framework for the Future

Aug 07, 2019

‘Connected Communities’ Populated with Business Opportunities, CompTIA ChannelCon 2019 Attendees Told

Aug 06, 2019

Blog Articles

  • Win Prizes During the ChannelCon Technology Vendor Fair

    by CompTIA | Aug 02, 2019
    ChannelCon attendees, don’t forget to check out all the latest products and services at the Technology Vendor Fair—and you won’t want to miss these booths that are offering some great raffle prizes. Remember, you have to be in it to win it!
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  • Cyberstates Report Shows How Critical Technology Sector Is to U.S. Economy

    by Roger Hughlett | May 07, 2019
    There were more than 11.8 million people with technology jobs in the United States last year – an increase of 260,865 jobs between 2017 and last year. And while most of these jobs continue to be concentrated in major tech hubs, a solid number of states from the South and Midwest ranked within the top ten for total net tech employment, according to the new Cyberstates™ report from CompTIA.
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  • CompTIA Applauds White House for Creating Group to Focus on Workforce Issues

    by Roger Hughlett | Mar 04, 2019
    The establishment of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board by the Trump Administration will hopefully help guide the private sector and the government in creating more opportunities for citizens and more skilled workers for companies large and small.
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