Greenfield Community College partners with education organization VT to offer tech classes


GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Greenfield Community College and Upright Education have partnered to offer career enhancement programs in technology.

According to a statement shared with 22News by Greenfield Community College, the program strives to give learners a unique chance to participate in boot camps that help them quickly acquire technology skills. The program will offer software development, user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. Students enrolled in the program will be able to attend the programs virtually and can complete them in as little as 10 weeks.

“We are very pleased that GCC is partnering with Upright to provide intensive, top notch training in software development and UI/UX design. These industry-recognized skills and certifications are in high demand and are an ideal route to self-employment from home. Together, we are working to ensure people in our region are career ready, helping to make Greenfield and surrounding areas a hub for career technology training,” said GCC Acting President Richard Hopper. .

“We are thrilled to partner with GCC to support their workforce development program with our software development and UX/UI design boot camps,” said Upright CEO Benny Boas. . “Massachusetts has seen record job growth in the technology industry. Through our partnership, we will be able to help GCC continue to produce highly skilled workers in a rapidly changing higher education landscape, with new Workforce development training requests.

GCC is the 19th campus to partner with the Vermont-based organization.


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