HAUPPAUGE, NY (December 9, 2015) — Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, hosted Career Day at Islip High School on December 9th. Titled “The Future in Business Technology” by the students in Islip’s Business Academy, the day focused on enlightening 10th grade students to the countless available career paths, the role technology plays in those careers, and the skills that are needed to ensure success.
Approximately ten business leaders representing various industries spoke with students and answered questions regarding their education, training, background, inspiration, and “a day in the life” of their career. Presenters included Custom’s clients and partners, including North Shore-LIJ Health System, St. John’s University, Dell, IntraLogic Solutions, and Ignition Marketing.
“Islip School District is working diligently to not only prepare students for college but to be successful citizens in a global world,” says Susan Schnebel, Superintendent of Islip Public Schools. “In order to aim for the future, one must know the target. We are thrilled to partner with Custom Computer Specialists who share our vision that by giving students the opportunity to learn about the job market of the future, they can begin on a path to a successful career.”
For more than 35 years, Custom has been providing technology solutions to schools and as a result, their staff fully comprehends the challenges that face educators and students on a daily basis.
“I founded Custom in 1979 with the goal of providing local schools with access to leading technologies and I am excited to have the opportunity to introduce this generation of students to the very real ways technology is impacting almost every career,” said Gregory Galdi, President and CEO of Custom. “As a society we need to pay it forward and prepare the next generation for careers in today’s global economy. It’s a privilege to show these students that everybody’s path is different, that there are alternate paths to career success and that there is a career out there for them.”
Custom is proud to provide the technology that facilitates student achievement to over thirty-five hundred schools in the Northeast.
About Custom Computer Specialists, Inc.
Founded in 1979, Custom Computer Specialists helps public and private sector clients maximize the value of their IT investments.
Learn more at www.customtech.com.
MaryAnn Benzola, Director of Marketing
Custom Computer Specialists