KIDS AND CODING - Mindteck Academy Sponsors Coder Kids Harrisburg

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ENOLA, Pa. - June 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Harrisburg, PAJune 3, 2014: Mindteck Academy, the IT training solution of Mindteck, a global product engineering and IT solutions company with US headquarters in Enola, PA, announced its upcoming sponsorship of Coder Kids Harrisburg, a non-profit volunteer local organization that encourages children aged 7-17 to develop interest in all areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Mindteck Academy, a cornerstone of Mindteck’s corporate responsibility We Care endeavors, is committed to fostering careers in technology.  Military veterans, recent college graduates, displaced workers and other members of underserved groups who qualify as trainees, learn technology skills required for gainful employment.  Utilizing both classroom-based and online methodologies to educate, the Academy has successfully trained over 70 recruits in coveted technologies such as .Net and Java over the past three years. Going forward, Mindteck Academy plans to continue to offer these popular courses in addition to newer technologies such as Python, Ruby on Rails, iOS, Android and Cloud.

Mindteck Academy realizes the importance of not only strengthening our current pipeline of technology workers, but appreciates the dire need to introduce STEM technologies to our nation’s youth, the mission of Coder Kids Harrisburg.  As is stated on Coder Kids Web site, “While we are focusing broadly on technology, it's clear that computer programming has become a critical skill for the next generation, so our major emphasis in on learning and exploring computer science and programming. No programming knowledge or experience is required. We especially want to encourage girls and kids from other underrepresented groups to get involved with learning programming and exploring STEM careers.” (www.coderkidsharrisburg.org)

To register your child or see a list of meetings, go to MeetUp.com/Coder-Kids-Harrisburg.  Note that to be admitted to any meetings, all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18.

Prospective adult students or companies interested in learning more about Mindteck Academy, please contact Laurie Barrow, Manager of Mindteck Academy, at academy@mindteck.com or call (717) 732-2211, Ext. 285.

http://www.mindteck.com/services/mindteck-academy.html

Mindteck, a global technology company established in 1991, provides Product Engineering services to medical device companies, the energy industry and equipment OEMs, and Information Technology services to government entities, analytical/scientific instrument manufacturers, top-tier semiconductor companies and financial services companies in the Global 2000. Its depth of knowledge and niche expertise in embedded systems and enterprise applications is complemented by dedicated Centers of Excellence in wireless design and storage testing. Presently, Mindteck employs over 1,000 individuals throughout offices in the US and UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain and India. It also has four development centers (US, Singapore and India [Kolkata, Bangalore]). The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE 517344) and is among a select group of global companies appraised at Maturity Level 5, Version 1.3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

For more details, please contact:

Karen Stark

Communications Director

Mindteck

karen.stark@mindteck.com

1-717-732-2211, Ext. 230

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Tags:Programming, Coding, ITTraining, Java, Net
Industry:Software, Technology
Location:Enola - Pennsylvania - United States
Subject:Sponsorships
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