Back-to-School Programs


Back-to-School Programs Looking for a great career opportunity? Thinking about career options or looking to change careers? The climate change crisis has created significate educational opportunities in Emergency and Risk Management for industries, government, and public service. Join the workforce to help maintain national security, response to all-hazard events and help build strong resiliency in a changing world. Our current CTC programs focus on 6 major pathways: Criminal Justice Cyber/Technolgy Medical and Health Services Fire/Wildland Homeland Security Emergency Management Occupational Health and Safety These pathway programs begin in the K-12 systems with 15 of our statewide skill centers. Students [...]

Back-to-School Programs2022-09-15T22:56:33+00:00

Cybersecurity/Computer Apprenticeships


CYBERSECURITY/COMPUTER APPRENTICESHIPS Currently WA is showing 9953 cybersecurity job openings. Do you have an interest protecting digital privacy and infrastructure? Check out the following categories: Security Provision, Protect & Defend, Operate & Maintain, Oversee & Govern, Analyze, or Collect &. Each of these broad categories link to further job descriptions in the Cyberseek ( site linked from NIST (see below). Local employers, educators, students, workers, policy makers, and other stakeholders can gain information from this site. WA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES ( has created this search program to locate apprenticeship programs registered in Washington State. ARTS (Apprenticeship Registration & [...]

Cybersecurity/Computer Apprenticeships2021-10-28T10:00:51+00:00

Cybersecurity Month: Be Cyber Smart


Cybersecurity Month: Be Cyber Smart “Our Nation is under a constant and ever-increasing threat from malicious cyber actors.  Ransomware attacks have disrupted hospitals, schools, police departments, fuel pipelines, food suppliers, and small businesses — delaying essential services and putting the lives and livelihoods of Americans at risk.  Any disruption, corruption, or dysfunction of our vital infrastructure can have a debilitating effect on national and economic security, public health, and our everyday safety.” – President Joe Biden, a Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2021 October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. President Biden signed a proclamation designating the month of October as a [...]

Cybersecurity Month: Be Cyber Smart2021-10-28T10:00:12+00:00

Women in Leadership Profile: Dr. Amelia Phillips


Photo of Amelia Phillips Women in Leadership Profile: Dr. Amelia Phillips Many of us will say, “It isn’t rocket science!” to point out when a problem is laughingly easy compared to getting a rocket into space. But if you want to know more about what is rocket science, you might want to ask Amelia Phillips. After all, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. She also worked for the Jet Propulsion Lab. She knows rocket science. For the last twenty years, Amelia has been a tenured faculty member designing and delivering [...]

Women in Leadership Profile: Dr. Amelia Phillips2021-10-27T10:00:29+00:00
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