Governor Announces Collaboration to Provide Cloud Computing Training | Local News
Governor Brian Kemp formed a joint initiative on Wednesday between Georgia’s Technical College System, Georgia’s Ministry of Education, Georgia Technology Association, and Amazon Web Services to train 5,500 learners across the state in cloud computing. Announced that it will provide education.
Through this initiative, Georgia high schools and colleges of technology offer cloud computing courses and qualifications tailored to the skills needed to pursue a demanding technical career.
“Georgia’s technology industry is growing rapidly and offers exciting job opportunities for Georgians,” said Kemp. “This collaboration with AWS will give citizens access to innovative training and education to prepare for technical jobs in Georgia.”
The state is working with the AWS Academy program to provide educational institutions with a free, out-of-the-box cloud computing curriculum that prepares students for industry-recognized AWS certifications and high-demand cloud jobs.
Students can also access self-paced online training courses and labs from AWS.
“The use of cloud-based technology is growing rapidly in Georgia, which means there is a growing demand for a skilled workforce in this area,” said TCSG Commissioner Greg Dozier. .. “We are pleased to begin this partnership to provide students and existing information technology workers with the latest training available to ensure success in this growing area.”