2010 Systers Pass It On Award Winner
Mandy is an employment counselor/case manager with Americorp. She also manages their community technology center (CTC) computer lab, where she teaches both one-on-one and group computer classes, and is setting up and implementing youth technology and media classes. Her PIO award will enable her to pursue several technology certifications, in particular, the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification for three individual Microsoft programs. These certifications will lead to better employment opportunities in the IT sector.