“Technical skills are important, but without employability skills,
technical skills are merely commodities. Employability skills
turn intellectual commodities into intellectual capital.”
– Peter Saflund

Information Technology Workforce Skills Study,
Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections

advisory board


Norma A. Alvarado

Director, Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
North Orange County Community College District/School of Continuing Education


Gary Deckerd

Security Analysis, MSS Operation
Dell Secure Works


Robin Halliday

President
Technology Alliance Group


Donald McCoy

Global Workforce Diversity Program Manager (retired)
IBM Corporation
STEM Education Consultant

Jennifer McNelly

President
The Manufacturing Institute


Annette Parker

President
South Central College


Mike Russo

Senior Manager
U.S. Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs
Global Foundries


Clydene Stangvik

CSR Manager, Midwest Techworkers, Cisco
Cisco Networking Academy