Per Scholas Detroit Alumnus Speaks for CAEL Presentation

Per Scholas Detroit Alumni Terrell Hemphill discussed his training at Per Scholas during a presentation with CAEL -(Council for Adult and Experiential Learning) on Learnings from the Field: Worker-Centered Benchmarking Project. CAEL partners with entities across the adult learner ecosystem to help create actionable career pathways along the journey of lifelong learning and meaningful work.

Terrell interned with one of Per Scholas’ funders, Corporation Skilled for Workforce, and his experience and work as an advocate for workforce solutions has been highlighted with CAEL, Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Aspen Institute.

Read more about his presentation here.

Watch the full presentation here.

Claire Bogrow

Margrit Allen

Jeff Walsh

Daryel Peake

Per Scholas Detroit Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Per Scholas Detroit Senior Managing Director Dr. JR Sledge highlights Per Scholas’ mission and work in Detroit to diversify the tech workforce. With our training, learners can connect with leading employers and launch their careers in tech. 

Dr. Sledge discussed creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the interview and the different courses available in Detroit.

“IT is for everyone,” reflected Dr. Sledge. “There is a personal and organizational commitmment to shift that trajectory that we traditionally see in IT spaces and make individuals understand that representation matters independent of the color of your skin, gender, or zip code.”

Watch the full interview here!


Jaysen Moss

Brandi Robinson Peart

Reggie Montgomery II

Jordan Falby


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