Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.
Career Cluster® Lead
Office of Career Readiness
Resources provided are for your reference. The New Jersey Department of Education does not endorse any resources.
Technical Skills Assessments
Curriculum Resources: Please contact the Career Cluster Lead.
Cisco Networking Academy: Cisco has expanded their curricula offerings to include a wide range of topics including Emerging Technologies, Career Skills, Essential Technologies, Foundation and General Information and Communication Technologies. https://www.netacad.com/
The CS10K Community for Computer Science Teachers: http://cs10kcommunity.org/ . A community of Exploring Computer Sciences and Computer Science Principles teachers sponsored by the National Science Foundation to support a goal of 10,000 trained computer science teachers in the US. Many resources and supports are available.
Computer Science Principles – Advanced Placement Course for Computer Science in development with an expected launch in September 2016: http://apcsprinciples.org/ and the free virtual training https://csp-cs4hs.appspot.com/preview.
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE): http://csrc.nist.gov/nice/ is a nationally-coordinated effort comprising over 20 Federal departments and agencies, academia, and industry. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) http://niccs.us-cert.gov/education/education-home is one partner.
Career and Technical Student Organizations
Technology Student Organization (TSA)