Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:00 PM ~ 2:00 PM ET

The goals of this Information Technology (IT)/Cybersecurity webinar are to enhance grantees' understanding of the IT/Cybersecurity landscape, review talent development strategies and discuss ways to refine recruitment and engagement. 


This webinar will provide an overview of the IT/Cybersecurity industry challenges, landscape and trends across workforce development, technology and training and business goals. Promising practices will be shared by Closing the Skills Gap (CSG) grantee Arkansas Division of Higher Education about their Transforming IT Apprenticeships (TITAN) program. The webinar will provide CSG grantees an opportunity to hear strategies that could potentially be integrated into their CSG work and allow for questions from grantees. You will come away with more information about the:   

  • IT/Cybersecurity industry and potential for growth;
  • Tools used for recruitment and engagement; and
  • Steps needed to change the hiring and talent development processes. 


Danielle Kittrell, Workforce Analyst, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration 




LaToria Strickland, GMSL, Safal Partners

Justin Murdock, Project Analyst, Boost Midwest

Marie Stacks, President, Boost Midwest

Erin Duckett, Coach/SME, Safal Partners

Leah McLean, SME, Safal Partners