About AOIT

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
AOIT Course Summaries