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STC Certifies STEAM Educators

South Texas College's third cohort of faculty members from area school districts celebrate completing intensive professional development training via STC's RGV STEM Faculty Institute. (photo STC)

South Texas College celebrates third and final cohort of graduating faculty making a difference through STEM-based training More than 50 educators from across the Rio Grande Valley are now certified by South Texas College’s RGV STEM Faculty Institute, becoming leaders in science, technology, engineering and math Working under the Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator, 56 faculty members from school districts across the Valley successfully completed the training. This includes  intensive…

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Local Cybersecurity Training Gets $500k Boost

TWC grant aids Mission EDC’s bootcamps The Mission Economic Development Corporation is the recent recipient of a Wagner Peyser grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The $496,120 grant allows Mission EDC to continue their series of CompTIA cybersecurity bootcamps. Through this training, participants receive the CompTIA series of professional certifications that includes A+, Network+, and Security+ at graduation. “This bootcamp is focused on filling a need in professional certification of…

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Partnership Bridges Technology Gap

Three students present their concept for a mobile app that would scan the contents of an individual’s refrigerator and pantry and find recipes to use those ingredients.

Code/Interactive and Mission EDC join forces with school district Students at Mission Consolidated Independent School District’s Rafael Cantu Junior High School displayed computer coding skills Friday that they are learning as part of a program to better prepare young people to succeed in the high-tech job market. The Mission school district has launched the program in partnership with the Mission Economic Development Corporation and Code/Interactive of New York which brings…

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Mission EDC Launches Cybersecurity Bootcamp

40 participants to receive cybersecurity certifications Beginning in June, an eight-week cybersecurity bootcamp in Mission will answer the call of employers across Texas and the United States who are seeking thousands of core technology workers in cybersecurity and other skills to fill current and future staffing needs. The new cybersecurity bootcamp provides a total of 40 participants (who meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act basic eligibility requirements) with a rigorous…

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