Comprehensive, Cost-effective Technology Education Program
Cisco Networking Academy is a technology education program that partners with public and private organizations to provide the knowledge and skills required for career- and college-ready students. Students can attend courses at high schools, community colleges and universities across the US and Canada.
Courses for networking and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) prepare diverse students for industry-recognized certifications, higher education and careers, while developing 21st century skills. Coursework is comprehensive, free to nonprofit schools, and supports national education standards such as STEM, Common Core Standards, and FIT.
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News and Events
- Career Mapping Helps ICT Pros, Computerworld
- Tech Hiring Remains Strong and Steady, Department of Labor data
- Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the BA, Insider Higher Ed
- The Power of Certificates as Credentials, Georgetown University
- New Tool to Provide Tech Inventory for Common Core Education Standards, EdWeek Digital Directions
- Investing in America's Future, a Blueprint for Transforming CTE, U.S. Department of Education
- Reclaiming the American Dream: Community Colleges and the Nation’s Future, AACC
- Need for ICT Talent, Career Builder
- Angel Gavidia on Rainmakers (at Clinton Global Initiative, NY, 2011) (10 min 43 sec)
- Cherell Smith, Focus: Hope (MI) (1 min 17 sec)
- Jimmy Jefferson, Workforce Retraining Initiative (MI) (9 min 40 sec)
- Kelly Gheesling, Henry Ford Community College (MI) (2 min 08 sec)
- Ed Tan, advertising firm Network Administrator (CA) (1 min 57 sec)
- Nick Romanowski, Sollers Point Technical High School, Baltimore City Public Schools (MD) (1 min 53 sec)