From One Non-Expert to Another - Learning What I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know

My story is one you may have heard a few times - I went to school to study one thing, started doing that thing, stopped doing that thing, became motivated to learn how to code, and then went searching for a place that could teach me how to do that ...

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Diversity: Impacting Talent, Innovation, and Revenue

Techtonic is a firm believer that cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace can create an environment of positivity and opportunity that resonates throughout an organization. Whether searching for top tier talent, new ways to innovate, or novel paths for revenue growth, it helps to employ a well-rounded workforce. True diversity ...

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Redefine The Term "Higher Education"

In founding our apprenticeship program, Techtonic Apprenticeship, we set out to redefine the meaning of higher education. Long before it was acceptable to openly question the value of a four-year degree, our founder foresaw a shift in public sentiment toward college. Now, as of 2019, a number of iconic tech firms, including Google, IBM, and Apple have followed in our footsteps. While we don't envision a ...

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Ditch the Degree - 5 Reasons to Rethink a College Degree

For this article, we'll further elaborate on the ditch the degree movement with five additional reasons why people might choose to forgo college.

Our current approach to higher education has saddled nearly 50 million Americans with a collective college loan debt in excess of $1.56 trillion. This staggering, ever-growing figure is just one of the many reasons why more and more young people are having second thoughts about the traditional university route.

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Apprenticeships - Disrupting Higher Education

With college loans soaring, more students are considering alternative forms of skill building. In the world of software development, apprenticeships and boot camps are fast becoming the new normal for those looking to enter the industry. While both practices have their own list of advantages and disadvantages, in this article we'll talk about why apprenticeships not only bring more value than boot camps, but also when compared to traditional universities as well. In addition, we'll explore Germany's acclaimed apprentices...

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