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MCSE/Web Database Programming Graduate Certificate
George Washington University
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn VA 20147-2604
Marianne Justus

In partnership with the NVRP, GW offers either MCSE prep or Web Programming at 2 Northern VA locations. Courses are evening/weekend with small classes and much hands-on with the industry's most respected faculty. A Professional Certificate is awarded.

MVP Information Technology Programs
George Washington University
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn VA 20147-2604
Marianne Justus

MCSE and Web Database Programming Professional Certificates offered in cooperation with the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership. Employee sponsorships and internships are welcome. Leading-edge computer lab with one to one student/computer ratio. Evening/weekend format.

Maximus – Fairfax Works
6245 Leesburg Pike
Suite 503
Falls Church VA 22044
Sadia Osman

Provides job training and placement to adult women.

16220 Fredrick Road
Suite 121
Gaithersburg MD 20887
Colleen Niedbalski

Provides job training and placement for women in Montgomery County.

Maximus – Fairfax Works
6245 Leesburg Pike
Suite 503
Falls Church VA 22044
Sadia Osman

Provides job training and placement to adult women.

Metro Area Reemployment Project
Montgomery County Center
11160 Viers Mill Road, Suite 510
Wheaton MD 20902

Provides job search assistance, funding for training and other career transition services for eligible Federal workers and contractors who have lost their jobs due to the Reduction-In-Force initiatives.

Montgomery County Students Construction Trades Foundation
Dalewood Drive
Silver Spring MD 20906
Carolyn Darne

Young American Housing Program enables students to gain hands-on experience in various vocations related to designing, building and landscaping a home during each annual on-the-job training project.

Montgomery County Career Connections
451 Hungerford Drive
Suite 515
Rockville MD 20850
301-738-0015 x202
Jan Magill

Develops and coordinates programs that prepare students for employment, post-secondary education and effective participation in a technological society and assisting and supporting schools to implement these 21st century programs!

Montgomery County Career Transition Center
11160 Viers Mill Rd
Wheaton Plaza South Suite 510
Wheaton MD 20902
Eric Myren

MCCTC provides a broad range of services to dislocated workers in career transition. Services include job readiness seminars, assessment, career counseling and skills training.

Montgomery County Workforce Development Corporation
451 Hungerford Drive
Suite 515
Rockville MD 20850
301-738-0015 x203
Roberta F. Shulman

Brokers training programs for industries and companies to meet workforce needs.

Montgomery Youth Works, a division of the Montgomery County Workforce Development Corporation
401 Fleet Street
3rd Floor
Rockville MD 20850

Educational Empowerment Program provides tutoring, computer skills training and career exploration for 14 and 15-year-old residents of the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) Family Resource Centers.

Job Outreach for Business Solutions (J.O.B.S.) is an all youth group that markets Montgomery Youth Works by discussing workforce needs with local businesses. Participants learn valuable presentation and marketing skills while local industry benefits from the services of Montgomery Youth Works.

Provides summer, year round and seasonal job placement for Montgomery County youth.

National Education Association Teaching & Learning
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
Christine McMillin

Fosters the development of partnerships among local associations, superintendents and school boards to create systemic change within local public education systems.

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
733 15th Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
Julie Silard

NFTE teaches inner city youth how to start and operate their own small businesses. NFTE's online entrepreneurship learning system, BizTech, teaches basic business concepts and life skills through the use of information technology.

National School-to-Work Learning & Information Center
400 Virginia Avenue, SW
Room 201
Washington DC 20024

Works with partnerships, practitioners, and the public at large to provide information on school-to-work issues and to help stakeholders build successful school-to-work systems

Northern Virginia Regional Partnership
2214 Rock Hill Road
Suite 318
Herndon VA 20170
David Hunn

Information Technology Workforce Development Training Programs funded by the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership include:

  • The Center for Advanced Technology and Professional Services at Northern Virginia Community College – Manassas Campus. (703) 257-6610
  • Fast Track Technology Training Program at Northern Virginia Community College – Loudoun Campus. (703) 450-2551
  • Corporate Placement Inc.'s Transition to Technology Program (703) 690-6381 or e-mail
  • Development Center at at Northern Virginia Community College – Alexandria Campus. (703) 845-6212
  • Northern Virginia Community College's Technology Retraining Internship Program (703) 323-3159
  • TekAid Program (703) 528-8335.

Additional efforts include:

  • Summer Technology Program at Northern Virginia Community College exposes middle school students to a variety of science careers. (703) 834-3200
  • Conducting a survey of IT needs in Northern Virginia through GMU.
  • Listing of regional Information Technology Education And Training Providers

Northern Virginia Technology Council
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon VA 20170

Various efforts include:

  • Workforce Development Committee sponsors ongoing events to promote workforce development in Northern Virginia including Tech Career Days '98 and a collaboration with Northern Virginia Regional Partnership and Northern Virginia Community College to train mid/high school and post-secondary career counselors on high tech careers.
  • Northern Virginia Validation of IT Skill Standards was a one day workshop of IT experts to validate and update the IT skill standards developed by the North West Center for Emerging Technologies (NWCET)
  • Job Opportunities lists member companies' job listings
  • Regional Tech Intern online network links to another network of resumes of students seeking high tech internships

Partnership for Family Involvement in Education
400 Maryland Avenue
Suite 5e107
Washington DC 20202

National coalition of schools, employers, religious organizations and individuals focusing on supporting family and community involvement in learning and improving schools.

Potomac Job Corporation
1 DC Village Lane, SW
Washington DC 20032
Glori Stewart

Provides job training and placement to young men and women in the Greater Washington region.

Potomac Regional Educational Partnership
2011 Eye Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington DC 20006
Cory Heyman

Facilitates dialogue between business, labor, education, government, nonprofit and faith communities to improve education in the Greater Washington region. Subcommittees include Professional Development for Teachers and School Administrators, Safe Learning Environments and School-to-Career Transistions

Prince George's County Private Industry Council, Inc.
1802 Brightseat Road
Landover MD 20785
Joseph Puhalla

The Center for Workforce Preparation and Prince George's Community College Center for Business and Industry Training have formed a program to train and place displaced workers in entry level information technology jobs.

Opportunity Skywalk introduces middle and secondary school students to careers in aviation by providing role modeling sessions with professionals and conducting on-site tours. Equal emphasis is placed on flying jobs as on non-flying, aviation-related jobs in electronics, air traffic control, maintenance, computer systems, airport design, management and construction. (301) 864-0673

Public Broadcasting Service
1320 Braddock Place
Alexandria VA 22314

TechKnow provides technology-based teacher resources.

Regional Jobs Initiatiave
DC Link & Learn
401 M Street, SW, 2nd Floor
Washington DC 20024
Kirti Shastri

Provides training for students and under-employed workers in DC and its close in suburbs for computer and IT jobs in the region.

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