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 Business Applications Advisory Council will Examine New Realities of Technology Marketplace

Apr 24, 2017

TechGirlz Offers Free Computer Classes to Chicago Middle School Girls

Apr 18, 2017

US Tech Sector Employment Approaches Seven Million

Apr 03, 2017

Blog Articles

  • Despite What You've Heard, There Are Still Rules Protecting Customer Data

    by Matt Starr | Apr 06, 2017
    Last week Congress officially overturned the FCC’s privacy rules for ISPs after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 215-205 and the Senate voted 50-48 to pass the resolution. President Trump signed the bill into law on Monday.
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  • What are the Top 25 Legislative Priorities for 2017 in Texas?

    by Sarah Matz | Dec 19, 2016
    Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released this month his top 25 legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Several of these priorities have a specific tech component and others will likely have a significant impact on the broader tenor of debate in the upcoming legislative session Texas. These priorities include:
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  • What is the Future of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Under a New Administration?

    by Jennifer Saha | Dec 19, 2016
    Coming off a surprising federal election in December, the Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG) heard from national association leaders about their predictions on the future of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under a new administration. While a lot is still unknown and much to be revealed in the New Year, the one thing that the group agreed on (and has been publicly stated) is that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as we know it will go away – at least in part.
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