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....

Sep 24, 2015

Symantec Makes Substantial Investment in Cybersecurity Job Training for Veterans with National Non-profit Per Scholas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESILVER SPRING, MD - Sept. 24, 2015 - Cybersecurity giant Symantec invests $375,000 in it’s newest Cyber Career Connection (SC3) partner, national IT workforce development organization Per Scholas in the National Capital Region, to train military veterans for careers in cybersecurity. As the economy continues to improve and headlines tout la...

Mar 05, 2015

Bronx Native, Per Scholas graduate Servon Lewis, Gives Opening Speech at National Summit in Washington D.C.

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BRONX, N.Y. — March 5, 2015 — Per Scholas graduate and local Bronx native Servon Lewis, 26, gave the opening speech at a national summit in Washington, D.C. on February 26 focused on creating more job and career opportunities for young people across the United States.The event hosted by Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan coal...

Feb 11, 2015

TEKsystems and Per Scholas Announce Partnership

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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...

Jan 30, 2015

Michelle Pullaro appointed as Chief Administration Officer


Per Scholas is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle Pullaro as the Chief Administrative Officer of its national operations.Michelle is a familiar face around Per Scholas. From 2002-2007, she oversaw Per Scholas’ operations covering multiple leadership roles in marketing, fund development, program design, and manufacturing. “We are happy to h...

Jul 22, 2014

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

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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...

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

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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...

Feb 10, 2014

Student of the Month: MaryBeth Cornell

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“Hi, Marybeth. I’m calling to let you know you’ve been selected to speak at the White House event this Friday, January 31.”Marybeth Cornell, 2013 Per Scholas graduate, would not have previously considered herself “White House speaker-worthy” prior to January 31. Why her? In her eyes, she identifies with a lot of Americans...

Jan 28, 2014

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

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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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