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Information Technology

Careers in design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services
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ATC Advanced Technical Credit Program

ATC gives high school students a chance to receive credit at participating community colleges across Texas for taking high school technical courses. Approved courses and their college equivalent are listed in the ATC Course Crosswalk. The participating colleges have agreed to offer students credit for these courses, ...

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Curriculum

To access the curriculum, mouse over the image below and click on the courses that indicate there are lessons available.

Information Technology Curriculum MapPrinciples of Information TechnologyComputer MaintenanceDigital & Interactive MediaTelecommunications & NetworkingWeb TechnologiesComputer TechnicianComputer ProgrammingAdvanced Computer ProgrammingResearch in IT SolutionsIT Career PortalsComputer Technician PracticumPracticum in Information Technology

  The Information Technology Cluster includes careers from four major pathways. These careers focus on design, development, support and management of hardware, software, and multimedia and systems integration services. IT careers are seen in virtually every sector of our economy including Finance, Business, Engineering, Manufacturing, Medical, Agriculture, and Communication just to name a few. These careers are challenging and change quickly. Preparation for an IT career should begin with a solid foundation in math and science and continue through additional high school IT courses, two-year community college, four-year universities, and/or technical institutions. The four IT career pathways are:

  • Information Support and Services
  • Interactive Media
  • Network Systems
  • Programming and Software Development

Accommodations for Learning Differences

It is important that lessons accommodate the needs of every learner. Each of the lessons included in this cluster may be modified to accommodate your students with learning differences by referencing the following files also found on the Special Populations page of this web site. Select the links below for access to these files.

Accommodations for Learning DifferencesACCOMMODATIONS MANUALGUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR ADAPTING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS SAMPLE CURRICULUM CUSTOMIZATION FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCESLesson Plan/Curriculum Accommodations ChecklistINSTRUCTOR TEMPLATE FOR CURRICULUM CUSTOMIZATION FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCES

 

Career Awareness

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Middle School Career Awareness

 

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