Wake Technical Community College will train 450 people for information technology (IT) jobs through Project SECURE. To qualify for Project SECURE grant funding, a person must:
- Be between the ages of 17 and 29;
- Be out of secondary school;
- Be unemployed or underemployed; and
- Have no education or work experience in cybersecurity
Project SECURE has secured significant partnerships with local firms such as IBM and SAS who worked with Wake Tech to help structure the program. This is an example for demand-driven curriculum. Read more about Project SECURE here.
These bright spots were identified in collaboration with the myFutureNC Commission. The myFutureNC Commission is focused on educational attainment statewide. They are in the process of developing statewide and localized attainment goals.