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2013-10-14 12:25:59

Academic Alliances with CompTIA, EMC Corporation and Microsoft provide in-demand skill set for careers in IT field MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To further prepare graduates for employment in the IT field, Rasmussen College School of Technology today announced alliances with the CompTIA® Authorized Academy Partner Program, the EMC(®) Academic Alliance Program and the Microsoft IT Academy Program. Through the alliances, the School of Technology increases the rigor of...

2012-11-20 16:31:02

MONTGOMERY, Ala. and REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Department of Education and Microsoft Corp. today formally announced the official launch of the Alabama Microsoft IT Academy Program. This new initiative is focused on further developing the overall technology skills of students. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Alabama's Microsoft IT Academy will provide opportunities for students to earn certifications in Microsoft product areas, such...

2012-09-05 06:31:38

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Education announced today a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to offer the Microsoft IT Academy (ITA) Program statewide to provide students with real-world technology skills to help them thrive in the 21st century economy. By working together with Microsoft, Georgia's 463 high schools will have access to classroom lab licensing, learning content, lesson plans, teacher resources, professional development and class...

2011-11-10 19:00:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS), in partnership with Microsoft Corp., today announced that HSPLS has become the first statewide public library system in the world to adopt Digital Literacy and Microsoft IT Academy programs for technology training and preparation for certifications for all library patrons in Hawaii. The Microsoft IT Academy Program is the first training program to launch under the HSPLS HI Tech Academy initiative and...

2011-09-14 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Dorn, Washington state superintendent of public instruction, along with officials from Microsoft Corp., announced today the formal launch of the statewide OSPI-Microsoft IT Academy program. The Microsoft IT Academy will be available to staff and students in more than 700 public high schools, skills centers and tribal schools across Washington state, making the deployment the largest statewide Microsoft IT Academy Program. (Logo:...

2011-09-14 12:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Bob McDonnell and Microsoft Corp. today announced that Virginia is the third state in the nation to launch and implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools statewide. The Microsoft IT Academy provides students and teachers with real-world technology skills needed to thrive in the 21st century global economy. The partnership highlights Virginia leadership's commitment to produce the most technology-savvy and...

2010-11-15 09:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina and Microsoft Corp. today announced that North Carolina is the first state in the nation to launch and implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools statewide. The Microsoft IT Academy provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college and their careers. Under the agreement announced today by the state's Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson, State Board...

2009-11-30 14:44:00

Microsoft IT Academy membership allows online university to offer key certifications and hands-on online learning resources at no additional cost SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For career-minded information technology (IT) professionals, attaining well-established industry certifications can be almost as important as earning a bachelor's or master's degree. To address both of these needs and to better prepare graduates for the competitive job market, Western Governors...