LEXINGTON, Ky., Tuesday, November 1, 2022 — The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) donated over $35,000 to AMPED Technology Workforce Training Program as part of the association’s Give Back program. AMPED provides skills training to prepare Louisville residents for a career in IT. Priority admission is extended to individuals that live in underserved zip codes and meet specified income levels. NASCIO’s 2022 Annual Conference was held in Louisville this past October.
NASCIO President Stephanie Dedmon, Chief Information Officer for the State of Tennessee, commented, “NASCIO is honored to support AMPED’s mission, especially targeting underserved communities to prepare for a career in IT. Programs like these are critical to positively impact our future IT workforce.”
Dave Christopher, Sr., AMPED Executive Director, said, “This is an absolutely incredible donation! AMPED is so thankful for the support of NASCIO members and the team.”
Donations were collected during the NASCIO 2022 Annual Conference and NASCIO state, corporate and nonprofit members donated through individual contributions. NASCIO corporate members Automation Anywhere, Carahsoft Technology Corp., Hyland, Resultant and SecurityStudio sponsored this year’s Give Back Program and contributed to the donation total.
To learn more about AMPED, visit www.ampedlouisville.org.
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