technest

      spring semester technest courses 

Preparing Tomorrow's Tech Workforce Today 


In collaboration with MIT (CIS 106: Introduction to Computer Coding Using Python), UC Berkeley (CIS 107: Data Science), Renesas and the Microfacturing Institutes (CIS 108: Internet of Things and CIS 098: Directed Study for Intelligent Lighting), and BUS 068: Entrepreneurship, the Technest program is designed to bridge Silicon Valley's wage and skills gap.

As Chancellor Breland stated: "We must open the doors of opportunity in Silicon Valley to students who traditionally have not had access to computer science curriculum." 

The Technest program strives to do just that.

Interested in participating in our Fall 2020 cohort? We will be hosting a live, virtual orientation on Wednesday, May 27th at 5 PM. Please complete the interest form below and we will send you the Zoom information closer to the event.  

In the meantime, we invite you to view the previous orientation, online at the video links below:

If you are interested in signing up for the virtual orientation on May 27th, please complete the form below:

To determine if you need to take CIS 106, or if you have enough knowledge to "test out" of it, please complete this quick assessment


Resources:

New Emerging Tech Entrepreneurship Certificates!

For Questions Contact: 

Mark.Branom@SJCC.edu

408-298-2181 ext. 3235


Click the button below for Frequently Asked Questions:Frequently Asked Questions

data8 with berkeleyx & sjcc


 

technest|SJCC in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley (BerkeleyX) will offer an 18-week course, BerkeleyX Data 8 Foundations of Data Science on edX.

The BerkeleyX course does not require prior statistics, computer science, or programming experience.

This class will help you become a data scientist by teaching you how to analyze a diverse array of real data sets including economic data, geographic data, and social networks.

Data 8 covers everything from testing hypotheses, applying statistical inferences, visualizing distributions and drawing conclusions— all while coding in Python and using real-world data sets.

Insights

Data Scientist Is the Best Job In America According To Glassdoor’s 2018 Rankings. 


python  with mitx & sjcc

 

The technest|SJCC curriculum is designed to help those with little or no prior exposure to computer science or programming to learn to think computationally and write useful programs to tackle problems.

technest|SJCC in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx) will offer an 18-week course, MITx 6.00 Introduction to Computer Science on edX. 

This fun and intensive course features online curriculum delivered by MITx faculty and tailored support from an SJCC instructor, blending the best of online and in-class learning.


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If you are interested in becoming a partner in this innovative endeavor, please email your information and request to:

​​​technest@sjcc.edu

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