North Carolina State Adopt Microsoft IT Academy in All High Schools

Microsoft announced that North Carolina is the first state in the nation to launch and implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools statewide. Microsoft IT Academy provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college and their careers.Under the agreement by the state's Superintendent of Public Instruction […]

Microsoft announced that North Carolina is the first state in the nation to launch and implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools statewide. Microsoft IT Academy provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college and their careers.

Under the agreement by the state's Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson, State Board of Education Chairman Bill Harrison and Microsoft executives Siegfried Behrens, and Lutz Ziob, teachers will also receive official Microsoft learning curricula as well as professional development support and resources to help them tailor their instruction.

The announcement, which kicks off National Education Week, took place at Wake County's Leesville Road High School, one of the 37 high schools currently piloting the Microsoft IT Academy program.

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