Arizona enjoys a diverse mix of tech industries and professions, with the average technology wage nearly double the average wage in non-tech sectors. Currently, employees in computer systems design, semiconductor manufacturing, and aerospace product and parts manufacturing account for roughly half of all annual wages across the state of Arizona.
With the fast pace growth in AWS and its continuous innovations towards launching new services every day, there is a huge demand for AWS professionals. While this career is challenging and promising, getting the right guidance and AWS training helps you establish as a successful cloud consultant.
Promineo Tech, an innovative provider of tech education, is partnering with three Maricopa Community Colleges to make coding education more affordable and accessible. Estrella Mountain, GateWay and Scottsdale community colleges are working to bring the cost of coding bootcamps down in partnership with Promineo Tech.
As the Arizona Legislature approaches the midpoint of their current session, I would like to share with you some pending legislation lawmakers are considering that would not only support our technology community but also residents of Arizona. Two bills would extend two enormously successful tax credit programs while another measure would help fuel expansion of a mindset focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Chandler Innovations, a technology-focused business incubator and idea accelerator, has launched its new Jr. Track education and mentorship program, which helps lead high school students through the process of finding a problem or need, identifying a solution and developing their concept until it becomes a marketable prototype.
Steven G. Zylstra, President and CEO of Arizona Technology Council, explains why the board’s New Economy Initiative is critical for Arizona’s workforce development and addresses economic challenges the state will face in the future.
With Arizona’s technology sector growing at a pace 40% faster than the rest of the nation, we are increasingly pleased with the Governor’s leadership in investing in K12, higher education and specifically in STEM. The Council is advocating for STEM ecosystem investment and cultivation as one of its 2020 legislative priorities, and we look forward to working with the Governor on making our vision a reality.
Listening to the voice of Arizona’s Young Talent: The success of Arizona’s young talent is critical to Arizona’s success. We would like to know what matters most to you and invite you to share that with us by completing this survey.
e-Stewards® has announced the 2020 class of e-Stewards Certified Recyclers participating in their new ADVANCE+ program. ADVANCE+ is a workforce development program created to employ people with autism and other disabilities. The ADVANCE+ program is designed to help e-Stewards solve critical business labor problems while helping their communities solve a critical and growing social issue.
You might say we’re making headway on the freeway leading toward our future. The biggest imprint left by technology in Arizona this year were players of the new passenger economy. We’re all sharing this great ride as our entire economy is expected to continue its upward trajectory, thanks to technology.