Udacity and Carahsoft Partner to Bring Powerful Talent Transformation Solutions to Public Sector Agencies

Udacity, the online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider, announced a partnership. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as Udacity’s Master Government Aggregator, making the company’s robust instructor-led online training programs available to the Public Sector through Carahsoft’s contracts NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2), E&I Cooperative Services, OMNIA Partners, and National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA), which are Federal, State, and Local contracts Carahsoft holds that accelerate procurement for government agencies.

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“We are pleased to partner with Carahsoft to bolster employee upskilling in the Public Sector in order to catapult our nation into the future,” said Gabe Dalporto, CEO of Udacity. “By investing in the development of critical technology skills such as programming, data science, AI, and cybersecurity, we aim to equip these employees to become even more agile and resilient in supporting our nation’s most important initiatives.”

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Through public and private partnerships, Udacity offers Nanodegree program scholarships for Government employees around the globe to educate workforces at scale on skills in core and emerging technologies. The Nanodegree programs consist of a combination of lessons and hands-on projects designed by industry-leading instructors to assist students in applying the skills learned in a professional setting. Users can expect to gain skills in programming, application development, digital marketing, and data science. Upskilling Government users is a growth opportunity to strengthen a nation’s technological economy and competitive advantage.

“The addition of Udacity to our Training Technology Group allows us to provide Government users with both theoretical knowledge and practical experience to excel in technology-enabled roles. This is more important than ever with an increasing remote work footprint,” said Tiffany Goddard, Director at Carahsoft. “We look forward to working with Udacity and our resellers to equip the workforce with the resources necessary to better support mission-critical programs.”

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