Public-private partnerships can build IT workforce pipelines, say education leaders
To address the technology workforce shortage, stakeholders in business, government and education must work together to train students for a wide range of emerging careers, education leaders said at an event in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. Speakers in one panel at Amazon Web Services’ Public Sector Summit agreed that amid the growing demand for workers trained in the latest technological skills, strong public-private partnerships will prove a key component of…
More than 1,500 feds applied for first Cyber Reskilling Academy cohort
The numbers are in. More than 1,500 federal employees applied to be part of the first cohort of the Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy, a three-month training program that will offer cybersecurity and technology education to federal employees not currently working in IT assignments. U.S. CIO Suzette Kent announced the success of the first application process in a
MITRE fellowships offer feds new systems engineering skills
The MITRE Corp. is preparing to welcome a second class of knowledge-hungry federal employees to a fellowship designed around next-generation systems engineering. The McLean, Virginia-based federally funded research and development center recently reopened the SE Fellowship program, a yearlong professional development curriculum designed to offer federal employees an education on how to design and manage complex technology systems.