MERIDIAN, Idaho, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy (IDCCRA), a tuition-free, online public school, welcomes new and returning students for the 2016-2017 academic year.
IDCCRA is an innovative, individualized high school for college and technical career-minded students. Students gain exposure to relevant technical and specialty trade skills from courses built around four career paths -- Website Development, Business and Marketing, Healthcare and Automated Manufacturing -- that help students prepare for industry certification tests after graduation. Courses allow students to gain a competitive edge in the workforce and explore a possible college major.
The IDCCRA program allows for first year students to explore CTE courses, exposing them to all four potential pathways. In their second and subsequent years, students can begin to specialize, selecting from one of the four course clusters, which include:
- Healthcare: Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
- Business: Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive operations.
- Manufacturing: Planning, managing, and processing materials into intermediate or final products, and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing-process engineering.
- Web Design: 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.
Monti Pittman, Head of School, said "IDCCRA is a one-of-a-kind school setting in the state of Idaho. Students enrolled in IDCCRA receive an education that maximizes their exposure to a high-quality curriculum and allows students dive-deeper into a career subject area of their interest."
IDCCRA is accepting enrollments for this fall. For more information on the school, visit http://idccra.k12.com.
About Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy
Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy (IDCCRA) is a full-time online public school program that serves students in grades 9 through 12. As part of the Idaho public school system, IDCCRA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs, alongside robust Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. For more information, visit http://idccra.k12.com.
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