Late Breaks - Microsoft Corp.

A new education program from Microsoft Corp. will help academic institutions nationwide launch on-site community technology training programs to prepare faculty to teach technology courses. During the 1999-2000 school year, Microsoft will aid over 100 institutions who participate in the Academic Professional Development Center program. This program will enable faculty and staff to gain the skills and certification necessary to teach Microsoft Authorized Academic Training Provider program courses to students, as well as provide training and certification for IT staff at colleges and universities. Information is available by calling (800) 508-8454 or by visiting

This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.