Alabama Department of Education and Microsoft Announce New Statewide Technology Program
MONTGOMERY, Ala. and REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Department of Education and Microsoft Corp. today formally announced the official launch of the Alabama Microsoft IT Academy Program. This new initiative is focused on further developing the overall technology skills of students.
Alabama's Microsoft IT Academy will provide opportunities for students to earn certifications in Microsoft product areas, such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. This program will be available in all high schools statewide and will provide students with the valuable 21st century technical skills they need to be successful in both college and their future careers.
Gov. Robert Bentley said, "Offering industry certification to Alabama's students will help ensure growth in our workforce. Adding qualified individuals to local businesses will improve economic success."
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