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

Life in Tech: CompTIA Checks Pulse of IT Professionals

Oct 23, 2017

CompTIA CSA+ Certification Approved for DoD Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program

Oct 17, 2017

U.S. IT Sector Counters National Employment Trend, Adds Jobs in September, CompTIA Analysis Finds

Oct 06, 2017

Blog Articles

  • CompTIA Hosts Successful NCSL 2017 Jobs Summit at Headquarters

    by Kara Bush | 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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  • CompTIA Supports Apple CEO’s Tim Cook Workforce Development Announcement in Austin

    by Sarah Matz | Aug 29, 2017
    At Austin’s Capital Factory last week, CompTIA attended Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement that the App Development with Swift curriculum will now be offered at Austin Community College (ACC), one of the nation’s largest higher learning institutions.
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  • To Fill U.S. Tech Jobs, We Must Experiment

    by Elizabeth Hyman | Aug 09, 2017
    CompTIA executive vice president of public advocacy wrote an op-ed for Morning Consult on June 19 and described how by 2024, there will be 1.8 million unfilled tech jobs, according to CompTIA. Given technology’s importance to the economy, ensuring that we can fill those jobs should be a national priority.
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