Employees of the Department of Information Technology visited the workshop “Education and SoftServe: the path to cooperation.” Speaker Andriy Pereymybida, Talent Acceleration Center Director at SoftServe, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. For the last 16 years, he has been working for SoftServe being responsible for the development of entry-level specialists. In his portfolio: development of educational solutions from courses to programs; from lecture formats to online coding marathons; from the beginnings of programming to machine learning. He has a special interest in the development of cooperation with educational institutions: from one-time courses to the best universities; from public to private; from formal to informal. The meeting discussed ways to cooperate with SoftServe at all levels of educational interaction: with students, teachers and administration. Also, what is the difference between Educational provider and Educational trusted partner and what are crash courses.