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Networking CISCO Academy


Gerard Yavo

Classroom Teacher
Department Chair


The IT Networking CISCO Academy (Cybersecurity) is a nationally recognized program that prepares students for successful careers in information technology fields such as computer network design and administration, hardware, software, and network installation, local and wide-area network (LAN/WAN) management and systems engineering.  The IT Networking Cisco Academy) prepares high school students with the professional skills they require to pursue quality academic and professional opportunities. Particular emphasis is given to using decision-making and problem-solving techniques in the application of science, mathematics, communication and social studies concepts to solve networking problems.

Academy courses are designed with the option of an applied approach or a more theoretical approach to learning IT networking.  The course sequence is a hands-on, applied technology approach to Cisco and CompTIA certifications. As a result of participation in this program, students can earn industry certifications that are the first steps toward a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification, or to more advanced certifications in CCNA Voice, Cloud, Wireless, or Security. Recommended World Languages: Arabic, Chinese, or Russian.

Length of Program

  • Beginning Grade Level - 11th Grade
  • This is a 2-year pathway.