Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN - IT-Ready - Creating IT Futures

Minneapolis / St. Paul

IT-Ready in the Twin Cities

IT-Ready launched in the Twin Cities in 2012. Now the IT-Ready network reaches more than 1,000 students annually throughout the United States. On average, the program in the Twin Cities graduates 91 percent of participants and places 88 percent in new positions. And 90 percent retain their jobs over time.

TechHireOur IT-Ready program in the Twin Cities is part of the City of Minneapolis’ TechHire Initiative which is aiming to close the workforce skills gap in the high tech economy by building a path for diverse workers to access training, support and tech jobs across the Greater Minneapolis Region.

This summer, with support from the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training, The Minneapolis Foundation and Minneapolis Urban League, Creating IT Futures is hosting an IT-Ready class at the headquarters for the Minneapolis Urban League: 2100 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411. For this special class, only City of Minneapolis residents that are currently unemployed will be accepted.

Minneapolis Summer Class Starts: June 12, 2017
Application Deadline: May 23, 2017

Our office in Edina, MN, houses four regular IT-Ready classes each year. Our winter and spring classes are already closed, but applications are still being taken for our summer and fall classes. The Creating IT Futures Edina office is located at:
7505 Metro Boulevard
Edina, MN 55439
(housed in the International Dairy Queen Corp. building)
Phone: 952-855-7425

Edina Summer Class Starts: August 21, 2017
Application Deadline: July 28, 2017

Edina Fall Class Starts: October 23, 2017
Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

Apply online today.

Creating IT Futures is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

IT Recruitment
For employers in the Twin Cities, we deliver low-risk, high-reward IT-Ready graduates to work full-time for six months. Recruitment, screening, background checks, training and certification are paid for by IT-Ready. Employers provide work experience that helps new industry entrants get started in their IT careers. Learn more about employer benefits from the IT-Ready program.

Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.


Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org