Luda Ponomarenko, Supervisor
High Tech Academy Calendar for 2012-2013:
July 23, 2012
September 4, 2012
January 22, 2013
April 22, 2013
May 20, 2013
• The only Adult Education program in the state with a High Tech Academy. We provide skilled training and industry-recognized certification in Networking, Programming and Software Quality Assurance and Testing.
Widely Recognized Quality
• Winners of the Hoffman Award and the Program of Excellence Award
• State-of-the-art labs and the latest versions of software
• Teachers are industry professionals and work at corporations in Silicon Valley
• Recipients of several grants for Career Technical Education
• Advisory Board currently includes representatives from the Academy, community agencies, and local businesses such as VMware Inc, Cadence Inc, Mastermind Educational Services Inc.
Exceptional Record of Community Involvement
• Over 10,000 students have studied at the Academy since its inception
• In partnership with local Workforce Investment Boards, we have developed training programs in high demand technical areas. Hundreds of students who have been laid off have successfully re-entered the workforce and moved up their career path to better employment.
• In collaboration with Ohlone College, Santa Clara Unified School District and other partners, the Academy provides a pathway for students from middle school to post-high school education.