Information Technology

CTE Information Technology Commission

The CTE Information Technology Commission is the largest portfolio with over 70 programs in 52 schools serving over 8,500 students. IT programs range from Web & App Design to Software Engineering to Cisco Networking Academies. The Commission is co-chaired by Colleen Molter, Founder/CEO, QED National and Bruno Surpris, Cloud Customer Engineer, Infrastructure Modernization, Google LLC. As one of NYC's strongest industry sectors, Business and Finance Commission members represent a wide range of businesses with varied size and scope. Below are a selection of the commission’s most dedicated partners.

Information Technology Core Commission Members include:
 

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Apple Inc.,
  • ASI Systems
  • Barclay’s
  • Better.com
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Cisco
  • CMIT Solutions
  • CompTia
  • DAG Tech
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Exeltek Consulting Group
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • NYCDOE Division of Instructional and Information Technology
  • Progressive Computing
  • QED National
  • Queensborough Community College
  • TATA Group
  • The Glass Files
  • Touro Consulting
  • UAO Consulting
  • UNICC
  • UpScore
  • Virtual Workforce Consultants
  • Vizalytics

Be the voice that shapes the future! We invite you to connect with our commission to help inspire and educate CTE students. To learn more about the Information Technology Commission and specific ways in which you can support schools, please contact Laura Bucko, Industry Engagement Manager at lbucko@schools.nyc.gov

Explore recent Labor Market Data to learn about workforce trends in the Computer Science and Information Technology industries
 

PDF icon Spring 2021 CTE Information Technology Labor Market Tool

Schools with CTE Information Technology Programs

With over 52 NYC high schools with CTE Information Technology programs, there are many options for students and families to choose from. Our CTE Program Directory can help you explore the comprehensive list of programs available at NYC high schools. Students opting for CTE Information Technology programs have the unique advantage of being exposed to learning and work opportunities in the key areas noted below as well as industry-relevant credentials.

CTE Program Directory

Information Technology Learning Areas:
 

  • CISCO Networking Academy
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Repair
  • Computer Science
  • Game Systems Design
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Design
  • App Design

Key Credentials offered:
 

  • Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles
  • CompTIA A+, Network +, Strata IT Fundamentals
  • CISCO – CCENT, CCNA
  • IC3 – Certiport-Internet and Computing Core Certification
  • Microsoft Technology Associate
  • NOCTI – Computer Programming and Computer Repair