Innovation in Education
Johnny is responsible for designing and implementing information systems which will adequately support the enterprise infrastructure of the organization. His team analyzes system requirements and ensures that systems will offer security and will be effectively integrated with current applications. Together his group ensures that all systems are working at optimal levels and offers support to application development department regarding new technologies and system requirements.
Ensures that all employees have access to pertinent business information and knowledge. Accountable for design, development, and release of knowledge systems, applications, and services for all business functions.
Establishes and directs the strategic long-term goals, policies and procedures for a division's information technology department. Determines a division's long-term systems needs and hardware acquisitions to accomplish the business objectives.
All members have a thorough knowledge of infrastructure, application programming, and web and software applications, as certified by California Department of Apprenticeship Standards, DAS Form 7; file 29710.
Home for the Holidays is a program directed by Maximum Balance Foundation for its social entrepreneurship accelerator Citylab. The Students select a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and host an annual project to illustrate green living alongside solving homeless issues. Each year, the builder and associate members of CityLab build a brand new, state-of-the-art home which is given away in a raffle drawing right before Christmas. Proceeds from raffle ticket sales are dedicated to local, shelter-related charities including a small portion of the profits from Home for the Holidays funds construction technology scholarships at local TechShop’s to help train Silicon Valley future builders.
Specifically, job seekers are matched with sponsor employers and engage in project-based work to enhance their skills in high demand industry categories.
Job seekers fill their skill gaps by working directly with an employer designed externship with their sponsor company.
CityLab pulls from a variety of regional supply sources to provide employers with a rich array of candidates willing to be trained in specific fields.
Additionally, externship candidates are subsidized by State and Federal workforce funds, thereby enabling employers to have minimal risk when training and onboarding candidates.
Cost covers 90 days of lab time, books, and teacher time limited to 12 students.
Maximum Balance Foundation SPC runs a nationally recognized Employer-Driven Externship program, called CityLab. Which is focused on enhancing the skills of job seekers and placing/recruiting them into leading technology oriented employers.