CA Technologies Announces Partnership with DonorsChoose.org to Support STEM
Education Throughout the Country
Program Will Provide the Education and Skills Required to Fulfill the Needs of
the Future Workforce
ISLANDIA, N.Y. -- January 29, 2013
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced a partnership with
DonorsChoose.org to advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
education initiatives in schools around the country that serve the
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, over the next five years STEM jobs
are projected to grow twice as quickly as jobs in other fields. Partnerships
between businesses like CA Technologies and nonprofits like DonorsChoose.org,
are helping to provide students with the education and skills required to
fulfill the needs of the future workforce.
“We are grateful to partner with CA Technologies to build expertise and
excitement for STEM learning within communities by introducing these critical
subjects into the classroom,” said Charles Best, Founder of DonorsChoose.org.
“Students with STEM skills are in high demand and with this support, they will
receive the crucial materials they need to help them succeed.”
DonorsChoose.org, also a CA Technologies customer, enables teachers to submit
funding requests for specific classroom projects and materials. Individuals
and organizations can browse requests, make donations to projects that
interest them and receive photos and thank-you notes from the classroom.
“STEM education is preparing the next generation’s workforce for careers in
high technology by exposing them to the role of IT in the real world,” said
Adam Famularo, senior vice president, CA Technologies and a DonorsChoose.org
National Advisory Council member. “By partnering with DonorsChoose.org, CA
Technologies is fulfilling its role as an industry leader in supporting these
types of socially-critical initiatives.”
CA Technologies contributed $100,000 to this effort -- part of which will go
toward philanthropic gift cards to be shared with CA Technologies customers
and partners to provide funding to the DonorsChoose.org school or other
education projects. The remaining funds will be allocated to matching STEM
education classroom project requests on the DonorsChoose.org website from
high-need schools in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts,
New York, Texas, Virginia and Washington. In addition, CA Technologies will
donate all profits received from the sales of their new eBook on Amazon.com
titled “Chief and Chuck Battle I.T. From the Future” to DonorsChoose.org for
their STEM efforts.
Founded in 2000, DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for
anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of
America post requests, and individuals can give directly to the ones that
inspire them. To date, 131,370 public and charter school teachers have used
DonorsChoose.org to secure $156 million in books, art supplies, technology,
and other resources that their students need to learn.
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customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business
services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions
to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and
identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA
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