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Edmonds CC offers free tuition for two new information technology certificates this fall through PACE-IT

Edmonds Community College’s new PACE-IT (Progressive Accelerated Certifications for Employment in Information Technology) program offers two new information technology certificates this fall.

Edmonds Community College’s new PACE-IT (Progressive Accelerated Certifications for Employment in Information Technology) program offers two new information technology certificates this fall.

PACE-IT — a federally funded $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor — will provide online instruction and services for adult learners pursuing certificates in technology and integration support, network security, web development and design, ethical hacking, and data management. The program is designed to prepare students for industry-recognized certifications while strengthening pathways to high-wage, high-demand IT jobs across high-growth industries.

Edmonds Community College Foundation 2013 golf tournament at Seattle Golf Club, to support education

The Edmonds Community College Foundation announces its 23rd Annual Golf Classic, to be held September 23, 2013 at the Seattle Golf Club — one of the Pacific Northwest’s most prestigious courses.

The Edmonds Community College Foundation announces its 23rd Annual Golf Classic, to be held September 23, 2013 at the Seattle Golf Club — one of the Pacific Northwest’s most prestigious courses.

Last year, the tournament raised more than $58,000, providing vital support to the college.

Starting time is 1 p.m. at the Seattle Golf Club, 210 NW 145th St., Seattle.

The $350 per person cost includes dinner. A VIP foursome for $1,900 includes a recognition package and additional drink tickets. Prices increase after July 8.

Register by September 2 at www.edcc.edu/foundation or call 425.640.1274.

Health care career training opportunity now taking applications

Edmonds Community College Creating Access to Careers in Healthcare, CATCH Program.

Applications are now being accepted for summer and fall sessions of CATCH, Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare, an all-expense paid program training low-income adults in Snohomish County to fill critical jobs in the health care industry.

Cohorts (groups of students who start and progress through a program together) of 20 students begin in July, September, November, January and February each year, and alternate between Edmonds Community College and Everett community College campuses. Space in both college CATCH programs is limited.

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