the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Megan Egbert, District Programs Manager
Library, School, or Organization Name: Meridian Library District
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Meridian, Idaho
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Public Librarians
Short Session Description (one line): A new type of education model that positions the public library as a direct pipeline between students and careers.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
FutureForce is a partnership between Meridian Library District, SaaSFocus, and The Idaho Department of Labor to provide motivated individuals with the technical and professional skills required to maximize opportunities in cloud computing careers. It is a unique collaboration that allows a community to train and hire employees for areas with current shortages by utilizing the library as the pipeline between students and careers.
This twelve week program will cover Salesforce administration training and certification preparation along with professional development skills from the Department of Labor. The participants who complete the program will receive a scholarship to gain their Salesforce Administration certification.
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