NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – The state’s collaboration with Amazon Web Services will bring new technology education opportunities to the people of Connecticut.
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Terrence Cheng and Governor Ned Lamont announced the collaboration on Monday at Gateway Community College in New Haven.
Lamont said the goal is to train more than 2,000 residents for careers in cloud computing by 2024.
Through the initiative, all CSCU community colleges and universities will be able to offer courses and certificates focused on the skills required to pursue in-demand careers in technical fields. The schools will also work with interested high schools to provide access to cloud computing curricula.
“We know that having a workforce rich in technical talent is one of the keys to Connecticut’s future economic success,” said Lamont …