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Partner Spotlight: Accelerate Tech Learning

Founded in January 2016 in Kansas City, Accelerate Tech Learning focuses on educating and training underrepresented communities to secure fast-paced and high-rewarding careers in the tech industry. Through rigorous training and project-based learning, students are prepared for successful IT careers. Accelerate Tech Learning students are offered assistance with internships, interview training, and job placement opportunities.

It starts with a belief: good careers should not be limited to those who attend traditional four-year colleges. Through project-based learning, internships, and mentoring, Accelerate Tech Learning students are prepared to work in the real world in jobs like .NET Developer, Programmer Analyst, ASP Developer, Software Developer, and Application Developer.


Accelerate Tech Learning's coursework is made up of five modules.

Intro to Programming: ​The Intro Module provides students knowledge with the tools necessary for good program design.

Windows: This module provides the knowledge necessary to build Windows scripts which allow automation of common tasks.

Linux: Building upon the foundational skills learned in the Windows Module, the Linux Module teaches students basic steps in setting up and administering a Linux server.

Programs: The Project Module teaches the students how to identify problems to be solved, consider potential solutions and then develop those solutions using a team-based approach.

Career Preparation: The Career Preparation Module provides students with instruction in tools necessary to gain employment following completion of the program.


For Accelerate Tech Learning's full-time program, approved students make low interest-only payments while in program and for two months of grace after you graduate. Afterwards, begin full repayments.

For Accelerate Tech Learning's part-time program, approved students start making payments right out of the gates, roughly one month after the loan is disbursed.

To learn more about how you can jump-start your career with Accelerate Tech Learning, visit their website.

Visit the Accelerate Tech Learning & Skills Fund partnership website to discover your monthly rate and apply!