Aug 18, 2016

Per Scholas Selected as Grant Recipient of 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Young Adults in National Capital Region to Career Opportunities

Announcement

The $3 million commitment, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative programs that prepare low-income youth for future success Washington, DC (August 18, 2016) – Per Scholas has been selected to receive a one-year, $250,000 grant as part of The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance’s 2016 Y...

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Jun 30, 2016

IT Workforce Development Organization Per Scholas Receives Federal Grant to Create More Pathways to Tech Careers

Industry

Per Scholas Chosen to Provide Tech Training and Prepare More Un- or Underemployed Adults for Careers NEW YORK (June 30, 2016) – This week, the Obama Administration announced $150 million in funding from the Department of Labor through TechHire partnership grants for organizations to launch innovative training and placement models to develop tech talent, as...

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Jun 28, 2016

IT Workforce Development Nonprofit Per Scholas Proven to Increase Earnings and Improve Overall Well-Being, Study Shows

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Per Scholas' Effectiveness Proven in Independent Multi-Year WorkAdvance Research Study NEW YORK (June 28, 2016) – A new report shows that Per Scholas, a national IT workforce development organization, is producing positive and lasting impacts related to the income, reliance on public benefits, and overall well-being of its students. An impact ev...

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Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas Launches Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Mar 14, 2016

We’re Hiring

Announcement

Per Scholas continues to grow into new cities across the country. We will train a record 1,000 individuals for careers in technology in this year alone as a result of our growth. This is the largest we have ever been. We cannot do this without you. With our expansion comes opportunity---and...

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Dec 18, 2015

Grad Darius Jones Featured in The New York Times

IT Support graduate Darius Jones featured in The New York Times on December 13, 2015.He shared, “I really didn’t want to give this program up. If I had to tread through snow to get here, I would have tread through snow.” Read the full article here....

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Nov 30, 2015

Economic Mobility Releases Report on Network Engineer program at Per Scholas. Findings show program performed well in every category.

Announcement Industry

In 2012, the New York City Workforce Funders Group convened a group of workforce development stakeholders to encourage new ideas for the field of workforce development. Shortly after that the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) contemplated a skills-training model that partnered a local community college and workforce...

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