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  • Meet All-Around IT Subject Matter Expert (and Part-Time Farmer) Richard Rieben

    Richard Rieben started working in IT directly out of high school after garnering skills revolving around geographical information systems. Although he was working, Richard knew that educational credentials are an important part of any professional’s resume, so earned three degrees and several industry certifications -- all while finding the time to raise a variety of animals on his family farm, including sheep, rabbits, chickens, turkeys and miniature donkeys. Read More

  • CertMaster Brings New Starts and Restarts to IT Careers

    Whether just starting out in the field or trying to get back into the game after a long absence, certification is a critical differentiator for IT professionals looking to move their careers forward. Having effective study tools is key for IT professionals looking to pass their certification exams. Four IT workers, all at very different points in their professional lives, found that CertMaster not only helped them study to pass an exam, but helped them retain practical knowledge that may come in handy in their careers to come. Read More

  • Resolve to Certify in 2015!

    It’s that time of year; when many resolve to make personal improvements that may have eluded them for the past 12 months. But regardless of whether you’re still getting any use out of that new gym membership come spring, now is the perfect time to look into or even start training for one of CompTIA’s broad range of IT certifications. Read More

  • TechAmerica, powered by CompTIA, Supports’s Second Annual Computer Science Education Week

    TechAmerica, powered by CompTIA, is proud to support’s second annual Computer Science Education Week, December 8 to 14, 2014. The week, originally held in celebration of the birthday of the late Grace Hopper, promotes the importance of computer science as a key subject in K-12 education. Read More

  • How 12-Year-Old Mark Botros Became CompTIA A+’s Youngest Certificant

    Mark Botros has big plans in IT. He wants to be the next Bill Gates. And it all started with a Spider-Man video game. Read More


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My students were beating four-year college students for jobs. The big question was why. I started contacting companies and found out that certification carried a lot of weight.
Terry Hand
CIS Instructor, Ogeechee Technical College

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