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,...

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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

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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Oct 16, 2018

Everyone Wins as Toss for Techs Expands Across Ohio

This September Per Scholas had the pleasure of expanding our yearly Toss for Techs event across Ohio. This was the 3rd year that our Cincinnati site hosted the event and the inaugural year for Columbus. Toss for Techs is a friend-raiser and a fundraiser. Representatives from local organizations get a...

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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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Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Feb 25, 2019

Asset Recovery: Supporting Per Scholas Through Recycled Hardware

Support Per Scholas Where You Work For over 20 years, the Asset Recovery Program at Per Scholas has been responsible for collecting excess or retired IT hardware from numerous business clients, large and small. Any proceeds obtained from valuable equipment are used to supplement our traditional fundraising. This directly supports our...

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Nov 27, 2017

Thank You to Our 2017 Corporate Volunteers

Partners and Supporters

As the holidays approach, Per Scholas would like to take the opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to all of our amazing volunteer partners for the support they have provided us and our students this past year. In just 12 short months, over 500 volunteers from 105 companies supported our students in practicing...

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Oct 25, 2017

Diverse by Design Hosts Fourth Convening at Google’s Global Headquarters

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 marked the fourth installment of the Diverse by Design conversation series at Google’s global headquarters in Mountain View, CA. Over 100 leaders representing organizations across the tech, finance and nonprofit sectors gathered to reflect on the need for entrepreneurship and innovation in delivering diversity, ensuring equity and infusing in...

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