CompTIA's Future Leaders Community is Bringing

Youth Tech Education to You!

 

This initiative prepares and equips present and future tech leaders all over the country to engage with their own children and youth in their community, as well as with local teachers, schools and nonprofits to help next generations become aware of their ability to have a career in tech.

 

Watch for our full web launch coming soon!

 

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RESOURCES FOR HANDS ON ACTIVITIES

  1. Star_Net Hands-on Activities: Science-technology activities and resources.
  2. Activities for Middle School: Here are 19 Tech activities for middle school that will bring out kids’ inner-mathematician.

 

RESOURCES FOR MENTOR ENGAGEMENT

  1. Getting Started: Five Steps to Becoming an Amazing Mentor
  2. Join MentorNet: The mentees in our program have twice the chance of graduating from college and entering a technology career. 

 

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

  1. Request free copies of How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education by contacting Lisa Fasold.
  2. Encourage your child to earn industry-recognized IT certifications. There is no age requirement.

 

 

 

RESOURCES FOR PARTNERING WITH EDUCATORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND PTAs

  1. Developed by researchers at Northwestern University, FUSE transforms the typical school intern computer lab into the site of self-directed learning in which students level-up in tech challenges as they would a video game.
  2. Where are teens’ heads on technology? Take a look at the Teen Views of Tech Careers study conducted by Creating IT Futures. 

 

RESOURCES FOR PARTNERING WITH NONPROFITS/COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Research by Creating IT Futures shows that urban minority youth by and large are interested in tech careers. Download for free and share it with groups that cater to young people. 

 

RESOURCES FOR PARTNERING WITH BUSINESSES - OFFERING APPRENTICESHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS

  1. Creating Curriculum for the Employer: The U.S. Chamber Foundation developed the Talent Pipeline Management (TPM), an employer-led approach to organize the business community into employer collaboratives to address its most critical workforce needs.

 

 

 

 

Hear advice from CompTIA's Future Leaders Community about choosing a career in technology.