Jobs Near Me: Hour of Code provides glimpse of Information Technology careers in Wisconsin
Discuss the need for information technology professionals around Wisconsin and the nation, and many businesses will tell you they can`t find enough.

That has educators working to prepare students and adults for careers in the in-demand profession, sometimes one hour at a time.

“When you look at Wisconsin, we have almost 8,000 computing jobs that are open. So how do we fill that pipeline?” said Michelle Schuler, who manages Micosoft’s TechSpark program in Wisconsin. “We can look at upskilling our existing talent, look at upskilling displaced workers, and we look at developing our youth.”...


Ken Notes: We have a disconnect in our schools education and actual practice. We have very few that understand the use of a data base and internet for example. This is another great opportunity for apprenticeship and dual crediting.

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