Empowering students to become technology creators

Demystifying IT, learning new tech skills, and exploring career opportunities

The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence offers a wide variety of high quality technology education and career preparation resources for K-12 students and their parents.

Students and parents – the IT Discovery Network resources provides you with easy access to organizations and activities to discover and develop your computing skills and interests.  It also helps you explore technology career options.

Young women in Minnesota high schools – we are your go-to resource. The SPARCS and Aspirations in Computing programs offer year-round skill building, special events to connect with tech savvy peers, awards programs, and opportunities to engage with female I.T. professionals.

FOR HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards

ASPIRATIONS AWARDS  

IT Discovery Network

IT DISCOVERY NETWORK  

IT Exploration Middle- and High-School Curriculum

IT EXPLORATION  

SPARCS for Young Women in Computing

SPARCS  

Tech IT Out! Minnesota

TECH IT OUT!  
Camp Explore splash

Camp Explore

CAMP EXPLORE  

High School Student News

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How to Maximize I.T. Talent Gain and Minimize Talent Loss

Minnesota Women Technologists weigh in on what MN Businesses can do to increase the number of women in tech roles while retaining existing talent.
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