FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 18, 2020
Contact: Katherine Trombetta
417-841-3389 or 417-880-6306
Missouri Job Center Partners with The Geek Foundation to Offer IT Training
The Missouri Job Center is partnering with The Geek Foundation to offer classes in IT and web development, free to those who meet eligibility guidelines. Classes meet two nights per week and are tailored to adults wanting to change careers and get into the field of Information Technology and Web Development.
“The Geek Foundation strives to create accessible education for underrepresented members of the community and was founded on principles of diversity inclusiveness and a genuine desire to always keep learning,” said cofounder Krista Peryer. “We are excited to partner with the Missouri Job Center to bring more awareness of these opportunities that encourage women and minorities to get into the field of information technology ,” she added.
For more information on how to enroll, contact Cody Naeger, Senior Workforce Development Specialist, at [email protected] or call 417-841-3319. To learn more about the different programs The Geek Foundation offers, email [email protected].
For media requests, please contact Katherine Trombetta at 417-841-3389 or 417-880-6306, [email protected].
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