PIA works with employers and their partners to design programs that enable talented job seekers with disabilities to gain credentials and skills to succeed in high-growth, high-demand industries and fields. These areas include information technology, healthcare, clean energy and other key fields. Contact PIA for more information. Resources Designing Inclusive Apprenticeships A [...]
Apprenticeship programs are on the rise due to employer demand and proven results. In June 2017 an Executive Order called for the nationwide expansion of apprenticeship programs to be led by the Department of Labor (DOL).
Earlier this year PEAT began providing direct support to Teach Access to help them build resources and amplify their message. PEAT is also helping Teach Access administer grants awarded to faculty members hoping to infuse accessibility principles into their existing courses.
Every July, we celebrate the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark civil rights legislation prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and other places frequented by the general public. […]
View and download an infographic displaying PEAT's findings from our recent conversations with partners about the accessible technology skill levels in their organizations. […]
The inaugural Teach Access Study Away program recently brought together faculty, industry partners and 25 students from four universities to explore the field of accessibility in Silicon Valley. The program equips students to be advocates of accessibility, build their professional networks, and learn about accessibility career paths. […]