MERIDIAN, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA), Idaho’s only career-focused virtual school, begins its 2017-18 school year on Sept. 5. A full-time online public charter school, ITCA serves high school students statewide.
First day of school for students at #ITCA is Sept. 5!
ITCA utilizes career technical education (CTE) to uniquely prepare career-focused students in grades 9-12 who are interested in pursuing a job, college degree or both for life after high school. All students complete a career exploration program and can choose from a variety of courses in in-demand career fields such as web development, business administration, health science and agriculture manufacturing. Students can get ahead by earning college credits and start down the pathway of earning industry-recognized certifications.
The online school setting enables students in any geographic area of the state to utilize this unique curriculum. Furthermore, the flexible learning environment enables students to partner with professionals and companies to apply the skills they are learning in a specific industry.
ITCA teachers are Idaho-credentialed and provide instruction, guidance and support, interacting with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.
“Essential to any successful society is an educated and trained workforce,” said Monti Pittman, head of school at Idaho Technical Career Academy. “Our course offerings, which allow students to explore and focus on occupations of interest, have the capacity to enrich a student’s educational experience while maximizing their ability to be successful in the community and in the work force.”
ITCA is still accepting enrollments for this fall. For more information, please visit http://itca.k12.com.
About Idaho Technical Career Academy
Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA) is a full-time online public charter school that serves students statewide in grades 9-12. As part of the Idaho public school system, ITCA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ITCA, visit http://itca.k12.com.
Jessica Schuler, 571-405-2211