IT Center of Excellence to receive EARN program funds
October 28, 2018 / In the News
The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence will receive $566,000 in Employment Advancement Right Now Maryland program funds for 2019 and 2020, according to Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Kelly M. Schulz.
Speaking to more than 215 business, technology and education professionals assembled for the Tech at the Gap: Igniting Innovation ’18 conference, Schulz lauded Allegany County’s workforce and economic development initiative for its transformative ability to unite regional business, education and community development partners. “The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence is the gold standard for what an EARN program can accomplish.”
Schulz noted the importance of stakeholder participation. “We’re grateful to have many of the center’s partners here today. Your guidance is having an indelible mark on people’s lives and careers,” Schulz said.
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