Mar 04, 2019

National Tech Training Nonprofit Per Scholas Announces Expansion to Greater Boston with Plans to Launch New Regional Facility in the heart of Kendall Square

Per Scholas Greater Boston will be working with local communities and stakeholders to offer no cost technology skills training programs and career support services. Per Scholas, a national tech training nonprofit that has successfully served thousands of low-income job-seekers since 1995, announced that it will be expanding its proven training model...

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Feb 15, 2019

Per Scholas and General Assembly Celebrate the 10th CodeBridge Graduation in NYC

National tech training nonprofit Per Scholas and technology education company, General Assembly, celebrated New York’s 10th CodeBridge graduation on January 16th. Graduates were joined by Noemi Derzsy, Senior Inventive Scientist, AT&T; Julie Dillman, Global Operations and Technology Officer, Chubb; and Senior React Engineer, Marcos Wade, Madison Square Garden. Th...

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Nov 15, 2018

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Visits Per Scholas Bronx

On October 29th, United States Senator Gillibrand visited Per Scholas’ Bronx location to meet with students and staff and discuss first-hand a successful training model that is preparing motivated adults who are unemployed or under employed for careers in technology. Senator Gillibrand participated in a mock interview with a Per Sc...

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Nov 15, 2018

Diverse by Design Dallas Highlights Women in Technology

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design Dallas, the sixth in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Over 100 leaders representing organizations across the tech, finance and nonprofit sectors gathered at the home of Per Scholas’ Da...

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Oct 16, 2018

Diverse by Design Hosts 2nd Annual Jeffersonian Dinner

On Thursday, September 27th 100 guests gathered for Diverse by Design’s 2nd Annual Jeffersonian Dinner hosted at the home of Tony Spinelli, Per Scholas National Board Member and Chief Operating Officer & President, Cyber Division at Fractal Industries Inc. The tradition of a Jeffersonian dinner began at the home of Thomas Je...

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Aug 13, 2018

Advice for Grads from Diahan Collins, Career Advancement Expert

Once you've finished your training and earned your certifications, you're qualified for a great career, but you've still got to put your best foot forward to impress employers. Fortunately, Per Scholas has a team of amazing Career Advancement professionals with years of experience and knowledge to share with Per Scholas...

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Jul 13, 2018

How Your Retired IT Hardware Can Build Careers For Those Typically Excluded

(Per Scholas Training Class, 1998)   Per Scholas is known across the country for its reputable workforce development model. Technical training, career advancement, and supplying a diverse workforce for the tech sector have become synonymous with the national nonprofit. But nearly two decades ago, Per Scholas was better known for its...

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