Districts Partner with Businesses to Train Tomorrow’s IT Workforce
By 2025, an estimated 80 percent of living-wage jobs in Tennessee’s Hamilton County will require a degree or technical credential, according to the report “Chattanooga 2.0: Helping To Shape The Future Of The Workforce.”
Partly in response to this need, several years ago Hamilton County Schools launched what officials call Future Ready Institutes, designed to give students hands-on experience in fast-growing fields.
Six high schools in the county now feature an IT career cluster with classes on topics such as cybersecurity, coding, or networking.
Read more about how districts are integrating technology training into their curriculum.