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In collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Computing, the Idaho STEM Action Center is increasing access to cloud-computing education in public high schools and post-secondary institutions across the state. Idaho schools now have the opportunity to implement AWS Academy to integrate cloud-computing education into Idaho classrooms. Educators can start taking free training in Summer 2021 and will get support to pursue certification for free during the first phase of this program through August 2022.

AWS education programs prepare diverse learners for in-demand, entry-level cloud roles in Idaho and around the world. With hands-on experience in the AWS Cloud, graduates have the skills and knowledge they need to add value on the job.

Idaho businesses are looking to hire people with cloud-computing skills, including: St. Luke’s, Micron, Simplot, Kount, Intuit, In Time Tec, Asante Cloud, VYNYL, and many more.


Educators at public institutions

US and Idaho Cloud Computing at a Glance

AWS Skills

Cloud Vacancies

5,361,824 unique cloud-related vacancies posted in the US alone in 2020

EMSI 2020

Top 10

Top 10

Highest paying certifications
(AWS Certifications)

Global Knowledge, 2019

AWS Jobs


Unique job postings in Idaho requiring cloud computing skills


EMSI, 2021

AWS Percentage


Percent of unique job postings in Idaho requiring cloud computing skills request AWS skills

EMSI, 2021


Cloud computing can open the door to an exciting career in technology or business. As cloud technology powers innovation across industries and sectors, cloud skills are in high demand. With AWS certifications, students and job seekers gain technical expertise in cloud development and learn how to apply machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve business problems. Through these AWS certifications, individuals may explore cloud computing career paths, and find job and internship opportunities at Idaho and global organizations building on AWS.

AWS programs bridge the gap between industry and education. These no-cost, ready-to-teach cloud computing curricula for Idaho educational institutions not only prepare educators for the certification exam, they also allow them to prepare their students to pursue industry-recognized certifications and in-demand cloud jobs.


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