VA's New Pilot Program for IT Training

A just-launched Veterans Affairs Department program to train veterans for information technology jobs will be as much for older veterans — regardless of era — as for the twentysomethings only now re-entering the civilian workforce, the VA says. The pilot Accelerated Learning Programs, which are being held in several sites around the country, have been set up in such a way to expedite employment once training is ended and follow-up to determine longer term success, according to Rosye Cloud, Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment and Acting Director for the Office of Transition, Employment and Economic Impact. For more details, see this article.

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