The Information Systems IT Essentials (ITE) curriculum offers a hands-on, career-oriented learning experience with an emphasis on practical activities to help students develop fundamental computer and career skills. IT Essentials helps students prepare for entry-level ICT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification, which helps students to differentiate themselves in the marketplace and advance their careers.
Students develop working knowledge of how computers operate, how to assemble computers, and how to troubleshoot hardware and software issues. Hands-on labs and the Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Updated, relevant curriculum and labs are delivered in an online and face to face learning environment and include new topics such as mobile devices and client side virtualization. The course emphasizes the practical application of skills and procedures needed for hardware and software installations, upgrades, and troubleshooting.
The Nerd Herd rides high in this cutting edge, technology driven program that teaches the design, set-up and troubleshooting of computer networks, LAN and WAN wiring and operating systems. Course work emphasizes independent work, real life work skills and academic competencies. Problem solvers will enjoy the “hands-on” environment mixed with live work. Dual enrollment/College in the High School opportunities are available through the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) offering upwards 7 college credits for those who qualify.
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It is relevant, authentic writing and very valuable to our curriculum, constituting one of our most valuable opportunities to integrate the academic and C&T areas. Additionally, this assignment encourages our students to envision the future they wish to create, assess the skills they possess/need to acquire, think critically, and make sound decisions that will put them on the path to achieving their postsecondary goals.
A group of individuals selected to represent broad points of view relative to a specific occupational education area. The members should have a strong sense of commitment to the development of our educational program and our students.