Jul 01, 2020

Letter from Plinio Ayala, President & CEO

As together we grapple with the horrible act of violence that caused the death of George Floyd and so many other Black Americans both in recent days and throughout our country’s history, I feel deep sorrow and anger that these racist actions persist. It is time for all of us...

Apr 15, 2020

Update on Coronavirus

4.15.2020 Dear Per Scholas community, We are closely monitoring development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on our training and operations. Effective Tuesday, March 17th, all Per Scholas classes moved to a remote learning format that enables our instructors to connect virtually with every Per Scholas student. You can...

Jun 27, 2019

Civic Hall and Per Scholas Launch Technology Training Program to Help Develop New York City’s Tech Workforce

Partners and Supporters

Grant from Cognizant U.S. Foundation will fund training for 150 students in Manhattan. June 24, 2019 - Today, Civic Hall and Per Scholas officially launched a pilot technology training program for New York City non-profit agencies and residents, with funding from the Cognizant U.S. Foundation. Administered by Per Scholas, a nationally-recognized...

Jun 19, 2019

Discovery A World Over

Student Profiles

In 2016, the country of Cameroon erupted with a series of protests that led the country into a civil war. Tensions escalated, as did the death toll as a result of mounting conflict. Thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean in Boston, Massachusetts, Justice Abinyui Muh, a Global Health Corps fellow...

Apr 26, 2019

Youth Career Pathways at Per Scholas

Last November, Champion Partner JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced a $1 million philanthropic commitment to Per Scholas as part of the corporation’s overall $6 million investment towards the New Skills for Youth Initiative (NSFY) in the Bronx. This national campaign, which launched in 2016, strengthens career readiness approaches by building high-quality career pathways th...

Mar 29, 2019

Per Scholas and TEKsystems Launch Training Partnership to Support Diverse Talent Pipeline for Growing U.S. Tech Hubs

The partnership will provide tuition-free training for more than 540 job-seekers in Detroit, Philadelphia and Boston through training tracks customized for specific market demands. March 28, 2019 - Today, national tech training nonprofit Per Scholas and full-stack technology services provider TEKsystems announced the launch of a talent transformation partnership at Diverse by Design,...

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

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR PER SCHOLAS GREATER BOSTON'S NETWORK SUPPORT COHORT LAUNCHING IN OCTOBER. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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