Microsoft Academy for Veterans Starts in Northeast Florida October 16, 2017

The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) is an 18-week educational program that Microsoft conducts in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU.) It provides active duty soldiers and veterans with the necessary career skills to meet demand for server & cloud administration, database & business intelligence administration, cloud application development, and cybersecurity administrators.

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Make the training stick: How to engage users in cybersecurity practices:

(Courtsey of healthcareitnews.com) Cyberattackers count on untrained computer users to react to electronic bait a certain way, and when they succeed it is because employees are not as engaged with cybersecurity practices as they should be. And that can include those who have already been through training. Even though employees attend cybersecurity training programs, for … Continue reading Make the training stick: How to engage users in cybersecurity practices:

Teachers learn 3D printers, a new way to challenge, excite students: Duval part of statewide training test

(Courtesy of Jacksonville.com) Schools are out for the summer, but about 30 Duval teachers were still at work at Twin Lakes Middle School last week, debating the fine points of statistics and flinging marshmallows, Cheerios and colorful projectiles into the air. and they’ll be able to transfer that one day to the manufacturing field is … Continue reading Teachers learn 3D printers, a new way to challenge, excite students: Duval part of statewide training test

Charter Expands Broadband Technician Apprenticeship Program: An effort to help employ vets

(courtesy of broadcastingcable.com) Charter says it is expanding its five-state Broadband Technician Apprenticeship Program to its entire 41-state footprint. The program includes classroom—physical and digital—and on-the-job training with vets able to get GI bill benefits as well as a paycheck while training. “Our commitment to an outstanding customer experience requires a devotion to craftsmanship among … Continue reading Charter Expands Broadband Technician Apprenticeship Program: An effort to help employ vets

This Chicago startup is using apprenticeship to get low-income learners into tech

(Courtesy of BuiltInChicago.org) Apprenticeship used to be the norm for skilled laborers, where experienced pros would help train the next generation. However, forms of teaching that were more adept at training large numbers of workers eclipsed apprenticeship, and now the practice is largely left behind. But one Chicago marketer is working to bring it back … Continue reading This Chicago startup is using apprenticeship to get low-income learners into tech