How to Use Your GI Bill for Certification and Training

There are a number of ways you can use your GI Bill for certification and training. Tens of thousands of military service members and veterans have utilized their GI Bill or other Veterans Administration (VA) education benefits to get training or become certified for career advancement. Using the GI Bill for certification and training is a great way to transition into a fulfilling and successful career. Here is how to use your GI Bill for certification and training. The Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill provides up to 36 months of full-time payments to eligible veterans and active duty service members …

What are the benefits of online classes?

There are many benefits of online classes. However, not many people are aware of what they are. Some people do not know what to expect with online classes since so many of us are used to traditional classroom settings. The thought of doing schoolwork or taking exams without face-to-face interaction may be daunting. However, many students quickly get over their worries when they see how easy and simple online classrooms operate and function. One of the best benefits of online classes is being able to attend classes in the environment of your choosing. You can take your online classes at …

How to Survive a Bad Economy During Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The rapid spread of the Coronavirus has economists worried about a global recession. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development forecasts that most of the world’s major economies, including the U.S., will suffer an economic downturn as a result of the  COVID-19’s virus. In fact, economists predict that if March 2020 has an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent or higher, the probability of an imminent recession is 94 percent. However, before you have an anxiety attack, know that there are ways to prepare for dire economic conditions that will not only allow you to weather the economic storm, but also …

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) become more widespread, Career Technical Institute (CTI) has been taking steps to mitigate risks in an effort to protect the health of its students, faculty, and visitors. CTI is closely monitoring the coronavirus and its potential impact on our organization. We are following guidance from the CDC, World Health Organization and local health authorities on the status of the virus in the U.S. to ensure we make informed decisions that are right for our community. We want our CTI family to be healthy and safe. CTI has always taken seriously the cleanliness its location …

Top 5 Tips for Going to a Job Fair

A job fair is a great place to find opportunities. If you have never been to a job fair, don’t get nervous. We’ve compiled some great tips that will help you be prepared to present the best version of yourself! Here are the top 5 tips for going to a Job Fair. #1 Be Prepared Make sure that your mobile device is fully charged before you attend the event. Use your mobile device to research the companies at the event. Make sure that they are the kind of company you want to work for and that the position they have …

Special Guest Speaker RaSean Stevens of Datalite Networks

On January 15th, RaSean Stevens, President/CEO of Datalite Networks, a company that provides network support and infrastructure to businesses in the Maryland, Baltimore, and Washington Metropolitan areas, came to Career Technical Institute as a special guest speaker. This event was all organized by Ms. Dina Newman in Career Services and Ms. Shaquea White, a CTI instructor. Mr. Stevens gave CTI students a realistic point of view on the proper protocol for the Help Desk Professional and IT Professional courses.  He also gave students insights into real-world experiences in Information Technology services and discussed the troubleshooting, planning, designing, and customized services …