Certs vs. Degrees

Certs vs. Degrees: Jumpstart Your IT Career

Event Details

Microsoft Store, St Johns Town Center
4791 River City Dr #113
Jacksonville, Florida

IT certifications can jumpstart your career at a fraction of the cost.

Are you ready to start your IT career? Want to learn more about your options? Join us to explore both perspectives, and expand on the career path you want to explore. Learn how you can start working in the IT industry in a matter of weeks.

This 45-minute interactive workshop is a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals as well as discover everything the industry has to offer. Come meet with our distinguished panel of IT experts and ask them the hard questions. With years leading the IT industry, they’ll help steer your career in the right direction.


  • A panel of industry professionals
  • Comprehensive breakdown of certifications and IT career paths
  • Snacks and drinks provided


If you’re looking to get your IT career off the ground, what are you waiting for? Join us and learn how to navigate the IT Job market and begin a competitive, dynamic career.

Questions? Comments? Email us at spedrotty@leaderquest.net.

Colette CottmanABOUT THE HOST

Colette Cottman is an Employer Relations Manager with LeaderQuest. Her primary focus is helping our graduates get hired as soon as possible.

Working with employers in the area, she has become an expert in what it takes to really stand out as an applicant and how to get hired.

Questions? Comments? Email her at CCottman@LeaderQuest.net.


Colette Cottman works as a career consultant at LeaderQuest specializing in employer relations and professional development. Her passion is PEOPLE and can be traced back to her military service where she worked in IT/Signal, HR-S1/Plans&Ops, and Training Commands. Colette feels privileged to work with IT professionals to acquire relevant skills leading to thriving careers. Email her at CCottman@LeaderQuest.net.