Academy of Information Technology
The Academy of Information Technology is the longest established career academy at BSHS and is a NAF certified academy. This small learning community is for students who have an interest in Information Technology—the fastest growing employment opportunity in the nation. The courses offer a wide range of computer science skills with an emphasis on 21st century success skills. This learning environment will encourage students to become leaders in the areas of information technology through project and work based learning experiences in the classroom and through job shadowing, internships, guest speakers, field trips, mentors, and special student led community projects. The three major pathways offered in the IT Academy are: computer programming, video and cinematography, and graphic design. Student leadership organizations include Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP), Girls Who Code and TSA (as a collaboration with EMR Academy). This academy also has an established dual credit partnership with BCTC and NKU to provide the opportunity to earn up to 12 credits in a university Informatics program.
The Academy of Information Technology will relentlessly empower each other to become globally minded citizens who collaborate in the 21st century world.