The Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) are members of the NAF Academy which introduces students to broad career opportunities that will provide them with the competitive edge necessary in today’s business world. Our status as a member of NAF ensures that our courses are intertwined with and guided by NAF standards and guidelines to guarantee that students meet the college and career readiness sills necessary. The Academy also builds confidence and inspires a sense of personal growth and motivation. As a member of the academy they are eligible to join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), BUCS Who Code, and Scholastic E-Sports.
As a member of NAF AOF and AOIT we work diligently to help each student meet specific requirements in their program of study and an internship program that fulfills the NAFTrack Certification and prepares them for a career in the program of study. Companies such as Optum, Lenovo, Capital One Bank, Cisco, Marriott, MasterCard, and American Express, etc. are giving special consideration to students that receive the NAFTrack Certification upon graduation.
The Academy program also features extensive compensated internships during the summer, exposure through job shadowing and field trips, in house presentations, student conferences, and national scholarship opportunities.
Program of Study Course Sequence for Academy Virtual Reality and Gaming
- 9th grade: Digital Information Technology
- 10th grade: Gaming and Simulation Foundations
- 11th grade: Gaming and Simulation Programing
- 12th grade: AP Computer Science
Students also can participate in a modified track that allows them to gain hands-on experience in installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and diagnosis of hardware device issues that arise with a stand-alone computer or in a network setting.