Brighter Futures STEM Career Connection

Together with the League for Innovation and the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project, CPCC is offering STEM Career Connection training tracks designed to equip you with employment skills needed for a career in the high-demand industries of IT or Engineering Technologies.Through our STEM Career Connection training tracks, you will receive a national certification to help you on your way to a career in these exciting fields. Choose from the following tracks:

PC Pro/CompTIA A+ Certification

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) Certification

Entry-Level Machine Operator/Technician

In addition to receiving quality training, you will also:

  • receive a voucher to cover the exam cost for a national certification.
  • have access to CPCC’s many support services to help you be successful on your academic journey.
  • receive job placement assistance.


Applications will continue to be accepted for summer and fall 2014 semesters. To get started, you’ll need to attend an information session at a CPCC campus near you. We are now accepting applications for our Summer Bridge Program - Brighter Futures Track. To find out if you’re eligible for free tuition and fees, visit the Summer Bridge Program – Brighter Futures Track web page.

For additional information, contact Rebecca Ramirez at 704.330.6557, Central Campus, Advanced Technology Center, Room 301.

Certain individuals may qualify for free tuition, books and supplies. To see if you are eligible, contact us via our online form.