Program sets solid path for WGH senior to pursue tech career

Warren G. Harding High School Senior Zyaire Bush has successfully completed the initial steps along his pursuit of a career in information technology.

Warren City Schools has partnered with the Youngstown State University Workforce Development Program to offer an opportunity for students to earn industry-recognized credentials for engineering, informational technology and advanced manufacturing.   

The program aligns with the YSU Excellence Training Center and provides an opportunity for students to complete online coursework at school and to also receive hands-on experience and training with advanced manufacturing equipment currently used in industry. 

Zyaire is enrolled in the Information Technology Program and completed the COMP TIA IT Fundamentals coursework and successfully passed his certification exam.  He has earned points towards the completion of the Industry Recognized Credential for COMP TIA, which focuses on common operating systems, network connectivity, security and common software applications. 

At the completion of the program, students have the opportunity to meet with representatives from local businesses and to interview for a job or paid internship.  There has been unprecedented growth and demand for more employees in our local area for the skilled trades,  advanced manufacturing, engineering, and informational technology. 

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