Free Scholarships for Career Advancement

Website Design Certificate Course @CPCCScholarship funds are available right now for Front End Web Developer Certificates. You can apply between Jan. 6 – Feb. 9th for the Spring semester. Reach I.T. is a program at CPCC (Central Piedmont Community College) that provides scholarship funding for the underemployed or unemployed.

You must apply and qualify for a FREE Reach I.T. scholarship. You must …

  • Associate degree from an accredited college
  • 5+ years work experience in business
  • Basic programming knowledge in any platform/language
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Time management skills
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills paired with strong attention to detail
  • Self-Learner

CPCC Charlotte NC Web Design CertificateAs much as experience, you need the proper mind set. You need to WANT to succeed. The Front End Developer’s course takes 8 class hours per week, but you need to be mentally prepared to spend AT LEAST TWICE that much time doing hands-on home labs, reading, and personal research.

The CPCC Re-Career team has a high level of post-graduation employment, but you need to throw yourself into the course AND take advantage of the employment resources, marketing and counseling to get the most from this program.

If you want to improve your employment situation and qualify for the program, a FREE education is in your REACH.

Call: 704.330.4223 to request more information about REACH IT.


This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration – Grant Number: HG-22700-12-60-A-37. Visit the North Carolina Technology Association for current IT Job Trends.

About the Instructor

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

With nearly three decades of advertising, Internet marketing, and management experience Paul Metheney brings his expertise to instruct part-time at Central Piedmont Community College. Paul brings a diverse set of skills including marketing, technology, and brand strategy.

Paul’s decades of management experience focuses on marketing and Internet communications. Expert in social media, search engine optimization, email campaigns, blog development, graphic design, and web design, Paul excels in promoting organizations through the latest and most appropriate technological marketing venues.

Experienced in Real World Web Development & Marketing

Paul is president and Senior Consultant of Our Marketing Group and its parent company, Metheney Consulting, Inc. while Paul has been working in Internet management since 1993, Metheney Consulting has been providing clients with expert advice, consulting, and websites since 1997. Prior to working in Internet, Paul worked as a graphic designer and art director for nearly a decade as well as management in the entertainment industry.

With an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Charlotte’s Queen University, Paul is one of those rare individuals who combines a creative advertising & marketing design background with a profound aptitude for the emerging electronic media field and business. From technical expertise to methodical project management skills, Paul embodies the “big picture” thinking required in today’s internet, intranet and marketing arenas.

Paul can be contacted at

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