Texarkana, AR – Bridging The Gaps of Arkansas has formed a partnership with Tri-State Technology to offer a 12-week Technology Skill Development and Training Program for local youth. The class will start on February 8, at 4:30 p.m. at the Sandflat Glendale Shannon Neighborhood Center. The Center is located at 209 E. 14th Street in Texarkana, Arkansas.
Classes will meet weekly at the Center on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The training is open to the public and youth. High School Students are especially encouraged to join. Participants in the program will learn computer coding in several languages, computer service, communication, team building, business development and entrepreneurship skills according to Barbara Pitts Riley, the Managing Partner for Bridging The Gaps of Arkansas. Barbra stated, “This is a great example of how private companies can partner with local nonprofit organizations to help develop the future workforce. Our commitment is to bring the necessary information and skills training to the community and eliminate all excuses.”
Where: Sandflat Glendale Shannon Neighborhood Center 209 E. 14th Street, Texarkana, AR.
What: Youth Technology Skill Development and Training Program
When: February 8, at 5:00 p.m and each Thursday 5:00-7:00 p.m. for 12 weeks