AUSTIN WIGGINS HAS A PASSION FOR TECHNOLOGY
Computers have been his life’s hobby since the beginning of Middle School. When his family moved to Lee’s Summit from North Carolina he immediately enrolled in the nationally recognized Summit Technology Academy as an extension of his Lee’s Summit West High School experience. He’s taken six technology-related classes in high school. Read More
(Written by Doug Hoff/Centriq Training)
The world of web architecture is undergoing its third major overhaul and there’s still more to come. This third version of the web development architecture is centered on the browser as a stand-alone engine so that mobile apps and desktop apps have little differences, developers can write an app and then easily use it on a desktop or mobile device or even embed it in a proprietary mobile app. This is what folks are calling a Single Page Application (SPA).Read More
“I grew up in Lee’s Summit and graduated from Lee’s Summit North High School. After a couple of years of college, I didn’t feel that the environment was a fit and I was still trying to figure out what my career would look like. For the past few years I have worked exclusively in the service industry as an assistant manager. While I enjoyed this field, I knew this was not what I saw as my lifelong career. I knew that technology is a growing field which is constantly changing and evolving. My passion for computers, learning technology and troubleshooting are what influenced the direction of my desired career path. Read More
Tina & Kiera have previously emailed job notifications from hiring managers, recruiters, IT managers and others seeking to hire graduates of Centriq’s TechSmart KC program.
We wanted to make it easier for you to view all available positions at a glance, so we’ve created an Alumni Network Job Board on LinkedIn! A handful of positions are posted out there currently, but the board will officially go live on Monday, May 2.Read More
TechSmart KC Alumni On the Move
The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.
Congratulations to three Centriq instructors who recently received 2016 Q1 Excellence Awards!
Every quarter one instructor from our Corporate Division and two instructors from our Career Division (an Application Developer trainer and an IT Administrator trainer) are recognized for their hard work, dedication to our students and the positive feedback they receive on the evaluations students fill out at the end of their classes.
Congratulations and thank you for all that you do for our students to Karla Sharp – Corporate Technical Trainer, Chuck Wieners – Application Developer Trainer, Jerrod Wilson – IT Administrator Trainer.
In Q4 of 2015, CompTIA announced that their A+ 800 series exams will be expiring on June 30, 2016. After that date, those exams will be pulled from all testing centers around the world. If you are already A+ certified, your certification will stay the same and you can stop reading this post now. But, if you haven’t received your A+ certification yet … keep reading!Read More
Maybe the title should say “especially if you can’t” code. Because that’s really the dilemma, isn’t it? You know that the more technology your child knows, the better off he or she will be. But how do you teach your child to code if you don’t know how to yourself? What exactly do they need to know and when and how should they learn it? This is an issue important for all parents – but especially for parents that homeschool their children.Read More
In March 2016, Microsoft announced that they were doing away with the Second Shot option for Certification exams. They are now offering three Booster Packs which deliver more options when purchasing a Microsoft Certification exam. These options range from practice tests to retake opportunities, allowing you to choose what you need to succeed. The Booster Pack offers are only available for purchase through August 31, 2016.Read More