Spending a morning doing practice job interviews with CTP clients was the highlight of my week. The clients were motivated and eager to improve their job search skills. They all appreciated my help and advice, and I came away feeling like I had really made a positive impact. CTP is doing great work. — Jim Cole, Bank of the West …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
A special post by Saul Cuevas-Landeros about his internship experience at CTP. When I was first assigned the task of working with the mBot robots at CTP, I didn’t think I would have to think about and consider so many different perspectives. Looking at the mBots, I thought they would be basic introductory toys, and on one level, they are. …Read More »
Aubrey Green co-facilitating the ‘Talk the Mock’ workshop at Google SF with a mix of Computer Technologies Program (CTP) students and Google employees. The goal of the event was to improve student’s self-confidence exercises, resume development, and mock interviews. Everyone had a great time and it was a big benefit for CTP students. Big thanks to the folks at HandsOn …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »