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Practical Job Training That Works

The staff of Computer Technologies Program (CTP) prepares people with disabilities for professional employment by providing technical training, coaching and associated services.

We have comprehensive training programs and services tailored to suit our diverse student population. Every student is treated as an individual. We ensure that the experience each student has at CTP is the right path to their vocational goals.

Since 1974, CTP has successfully trained and placed hundreds people with disabilities and served thousands of others.

Recent Posts

PRO Graduation March 25, 2016

Debra Phillips

CTP was proud to have a graduation event on March 25th for the “Professional Retail & Customer Service Training” class representing 63 graduates spanning a two year period. Alex Tabony, the Executive Director of CTP gave the introduction, and all of the CTP instructors were on hand to celebrate Alafia Stewart, Cara Sperry, and Jasper Hill. Director of Employment Services …

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Invisible Disabilities

Invisible Disabilities

We are taught to think of the disabled as those who use assisted devices like wheelchairs yet people with ‘invisible’ disabilities like sensory loss, chronic pain, anxiety, and other mental health conditions are frequently excluded from being thought of as disabled. Invisible disabilities in the workplace may lead managers and colleagues to view employees as difficult, lazy or not team …

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Localwise Pointing Berkeley in the Start-Up Direction


Startup your engines! Did you know that since 2014, there has been a 23% increase in jobs available in Berkeley startups? In an effort to both get Berkeley even more involved in the startup universe Localwise, a local community online job board will be putting on a first of its kind Berkeley Startup Job Fair. Localwise has partnered with several …

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