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Jun 02, 2015

Employer-Driven Model at Per Scholas helps Joetta launch a successful career in tech at Signature Partner Nationwide

Student Profiles Partners and Supporters

Scanning the giant cork board at the employment center in Columbus, Ohio, Joetta found the postcard advertising Per Scholas’ CompTIA A+ training. There were hundreds of postings with similar education and job training opportunities, but Joetta decided to give Per Scholas a chance. She grabbed the postcard along with a fe...

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Feb 11, 2015

TEKsystems and Per Scholas Announce Partnership

Partners and Supporters

Partnership will help unemployed and underemployed men and women launch careers through high quality technology training and career development services.TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services, and Per Scholas, a nationally recognized IT job training nonprofit, today announced the launch of a...

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Dec 14, 2014

Employer Partner Control Group to lead tech strategy of LinkNYC Public Wifi Project. Per Scholas graduates to be trained for upkeep of devices throughout City.

Announcement In the Field Partners and Supporters Industry

New York City approved a plan to replace a total of 7,600 outdated pay phone booths with public WiFi kiosks in all five boroughs by 2019.LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available free Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers, small businesses, and visitors. The icing on...

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Dec 10, 2014

Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Council Awards $1.8 million to Per Scholas and UDC Partner Doran Jones

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council awards $1.8 million to Per Scholas and its Urban Development Center (UDC) partner Doran Jones.In 2011, New York State’s Governor Cuomo created 10 Regional Councils to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for their regions, as a key component of Governor Cuomo’s tran...

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Oct 07, 2014

Per Scholas convenes cyber security task force to build pipeline for Cyber Security need in the National Capital Region

Partners and Supporters Events Industry

Per Scholas convenes cyber security task force to build pipeline for cyber security need in the National Capital Region. Experts from private industry, higher education, and government join Per Scholas to begin initial planning. Per Scholas, National IT workforce development expert, brings together cyber security specialists in a conversation on...

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Jul 22, 2014

Per Scholas: Accelerated Job Training That Works, Reports Vice President Biden, White House

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

On Tuesday, July 22, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into law – with broad bipartisan support. In conjunction, Vice President Biden released his report on addressing unemployment and the skills gap through effective, employer-driven job training.Per Scholas was cited by Vice President Joe Biden as an example of...

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Jun 22, 2014

IT job training nonprofit Per Scholas attends Clinton Global Initiative American with commitment to reshore up to 500 jobs with partner Doran Jones

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

IT job training nonprofit Per Scholas attends Clinton Global Initiative America with commitment to reshore up to 500 software testing jobs with corporate partner Doran Jones. Media Contact: Jessicah White, (785) 691-6987 / [email protected]: Per Scholas, a New York-based national nonprofit that provides free IT job training and job placement to...

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Jun 12, 2014

ROI 2014: A packed house of supporters inspired to “Dream beyond what is directly in front of you.”

Partners and Supporters Events

Last night, June 12, Per Scholas honored three outstanding partners whose contributions of time and talent, employment opportunities, funding, vision and leadership have played a key role in creating bright futures for our graduates.More than 250 of our closest industry leaders and supporters mingled with many of Per Scholas’ accomplished alumni–name...

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Jan 28, 2014

Per Scholas invited to White House Event focused on the long-term unemployed

Announcement In the Field Partners and Supporters Events Industry

Bronx-based IT job training nonprofit, Per Scholas, Attends White House Event Focused on Serving the Long-Term UnemployedPlinio Ayala, Per Scholas President & CEO, meets with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss strategy, scale and implementationBronx, N.Y. January 31, 2014 — Per Scholas, a national non-profit providing free IT job training and career support to...

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