1. Tech Foundry job training nonprofit celebrates third anniversary in Springfield

    Tech Foundry job training nonprofit celebrates third anniversary in Springfield

    Springfield's Tech Foundry job training nonprofit celebrated its third anniversary Tuesday evening, as the program's backers touted its progress to a crowd of community stakeholders, former students and business leaders. Tech Foundry Director of Strategic Partnerships Jonathan Edwards and founder Delcie Bean described the nonprofit's successes, which include a 65 percent job placement rate for students seeking IT work, Tech Foundry said in a press release. Mike Knapik, the head of Governor Charlie Baker's Springfield office, former Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki and Baystate Health Services IT Director Patrick Streck also spoke at ...

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    1. When I see a resume from someone who graduated from Tech Foundry, I know they have the necessary skills to succeed in an entry-level IT job at Baystate.
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