About AOIT

AOIT Course Summaries

The Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) is a high school program featuring a three-year academic sequence in which students take specialized courses each year in the area of information technology. The Academy introduces students to the broad career opportunities in a digital workforce. Other opportunities while in the academy include field trips, team building activities, collaborative learning activities and an internship.

The Academy is a member program of the National Academy Foundation (NAF) and is in high schools nationwide. 

ACADEMY FEATURES 
  • An introduction to many facets of the IT industry 
  • Exposure to current technology 
  • Small learning community 
  • Leadership development
  • iPad Checkout
  • Student Leadership Club Competitions 
  • College Tech Prep/College Prep Course of Study
  • Team building Activities
  • Classroom instruction integrated with workplace experience 
  • A six to eight week internship completed between their junior and senior year 
ACADEMY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COURSES 
  • 10th grade
    • AOIT English II - IT Focus
    • AOIT Web Design/Video Production
  • 11th and 12th grade choices
    • AOIT English III - IT Focus
    • Networking I & I
    • Computer Engineering I & II
    • Audio Engineering
    • Honors Game Art & Design
    • Scientific Visualization I
  • 12th Grade
    • CTE Advanced Studies
    • Career & College Promise Courses
WHAT’S IN IT FOR THE STUDENT? 
  • Internship opportunities 
  • Scholarship opportunities 
  • Opportunity to earn industry certifications (Network+, CCENT, A+, Pro-Tools) 
  • Participation in Mentoring/Shadowing program 
  • Visits to IT companies 
  • Preparation for future employment 
  • Preparation for 2 or 4 year college 
  • Collaborative projects with English class 
  • Valuable insight from guest speakers 
  • Fun, team building activities