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Apr 07, 2015

National Capital Region Managing Director Bridgette Gray Appointed to the Workforce Investment Board of Montgomery County, MD

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Bridgette Gray, Managing Director of Per Scholas National Capital Region (NCR), is appointed to the Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board in the position of a Community-Based Organization by the County Executive, Isiah Leggett. Bridgette will serve on two of 7 committees, Policy and Legislative Task Force and Program Planning Committee.The...

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Jan 30, 2015

Michelle Pullaro appointed as Chief Administration Officer

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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...

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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.

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New York City approved a plan to replace a total of 7,600 outdated pay phone booths with public WiFi kiosks in all five boroughs by 2019.LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest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

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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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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...

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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

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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...

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May 22, 2014

Mayor DeBlasio Announces ‘Jobs for New Yorkers.’ Executive Director Angie Kamath Appointed to task Force

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Leadership from business, education, non-profit, labor, employers to help reshape workforce trainingTask force to bolster administration’s efforts to provide quality employment opportunities for more New Yorkers to develop a stronger, resilient economyNEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the 30 members of ‘Jobs for New Yorkers’ that will develop real-tim...

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Apr 13, 2014

The National Capital Region gains free job training through nationally recognized workforce development organization Per Scholas

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The National Capital Region gains free IT job training through nationally recognized workforce development organization Per ScholasActing Assistant Secretary Eric Seleznow, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, and other leaders will speak at grand opening hosted by Per Scholas Tuesday, April 22FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWashington, D.C. – April 14, 2014 – Per...

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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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