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Career & Technical Education: Learning That Works for New Jersey

Career Clusters: Information Technology

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 Pathways

  • Information Support & Services
  • Network Systems
  • Programming & Software Development
  • Web & Digital Communications

NJ Career & Technical Education Standards

Approved CTE Programs

Career Cluster® Lead
Natasha Palmer
Office of Career Readiness  
(609) 777-2139
natasha.palmer@doe.state.nj.us

Resources provided are for your reference. The New Jersey Department of Education does not endorse any resources.

Labor Market Information

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.

Webinars

Resources

Career and Technical Student Organizations        
FBLA   

SkillsUSA

Technology Student Organization (TSA)

Postsecondary Connections