Technology Training in High Schools Impacts the Corporate World

Recently I came across a news brief about a high school student named Morgan Autrey who excelled when she was hired to input data at a local business. Seeing someone so young making a difference in the corporate world was impressive, but I noticed something else about the article — Autrey had earned Microsoft Office Specialist certification prior to being hired.

Autrey’s simple story demonstrates an important concept that, if implemented on a great scale, could have a real impact on unemployment and the skills gap in the United States — technology training and certification prepares students to succeed in today’s workforce.

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