>The Jobs Heat Up at TechFutures This Summer
>For Immediate Release: July 13, 2005
>El Cerrito, CA /TFNewswire/ -- Break? Who needs a break? While some of
>their friends may be diving in to swimming pools this summer, several
>TechFutures students and alumni are plunging into jobs at TechFutures
>earning money on web and database design and development projects, as
>Teaching Assistants, and providing PC and networking support.
>Lizette Sanchez, ECHS class of 2003, and Troy Visineau, ECHS Class of
>2006, are sharpening their design and HTML coding skills while working on
>a website project. Neil Weingarten, ECHS Class of 2006, is also
>programming HTML and driving content for a client s website. Connie Chin,
>ECHS Class of 2005 and Kristie Ramirez, ECHS Class of 2006, are
>demonstrating their top-notch design skills on yet another website project
>for a local non-profit organization.
>Greg Fiddes, ECHS Class of 2003, has been leveraging his programming
>system for a client application.
>PC and Network Support
>Hendrick Yu and Frank Zhu, ECHS Class of 2002, have quickly become the
>local PC and networking gurus as they provide desktop and network support
>for the TechFutures computer labs.
>Helping their fellow students succeed as Teaching Assistants in this
>summer s Beginning Database class at Kennedy High are Gabriella Gonzalez,
>KHS Class of 2005, and Tom Silva, ECHS Class of 2006.
>As the summer is not yet even half over, look for additional jobs
>announcements this summer at TechFutures!
>TechFutures is a two-year advanced technology training and jobs program
>whose mission is to train at-risk high school youth in cutting-edge
>internet applications to make them employable in high paying jobs in
>industry. Operating at three high schools within the WCCUSD at El
>Cerrito, Kennedy, and Richmond High School, the TechFutures training
>focuses on high end marketable IT skills in great demand nationwide.
>TechFutures an innovative school within a school and through new, relevant
>curricula and programs is a model for 21st century vocational training.
>For further information, please contact:
>Ellen Whittier, Executive Director
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