Information Technology and Services
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Legislative Room B
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
The Information Technology (IT) industry employs more than 170,000 people nationwide and is growing substantially in Ohio. The average salary is $69,000, but many IT jobs go unfilled as a result of the "Skills Gap."
Attend this session to:
- Join experts from Microsoft, Sinclair Community College and Butler Technology and Career Development Schools to learn about the latest trends and issues within the Information Technology (IT) sector from a business/industry and educational perspective. Jeff Blankenburg of Microsoft Corporation, Bob Sherman of Sinclair Community College and Tom O'Neill of Butler Tech will share news and information from this fast moving sector.
- Learn how your programs can be better aligned to current IT business needs and expectations and be most valuable to your students and the businesses that employ them.
- Participate in an interesting and exciting exchange of ideas and information that foster the business/industry and education collaborative effort.
Jeff Blankenburg, evangelist, Microsoft Corporation Summit presentation
Bob Sherman, professor, Computer Information Systems, Sinclair Community College Summit presentation
Tom O'Neill, Information Technology Instructor, Butler Technology and Career Development Schools Summit presentation
Session contact: Dwight Anstaett, assistant director, Office of Career-Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education