Congratulations to those students who were selected to attend the Center for Information Technology (CIT) and be a part of the CIT Class of 2021. We are very excited to have you join us.
All Current HCPS students must accept or decline offers through the Specialty Center Portal. Non-HCPS students should respond to the email received to accept or decline the offer.
Please note that final acceptance to the CIT requires completion of Algebra I with a minimum grade of 93.0 for those presently enrolled in Algebra I. Students who are in other math courses must complete their current math course with a minimum grade of 85.0 for the year end average.
Here is important information that you need to know and there are several forms that must be completed and returned to finalize your registration for this fall.
Please read this information carefully.
All students must complete the following forms and return them to Deep Run. Completed forms must either be returned to Deep Run before 4:00 p.m. on March 24th or must be brought to the registration meeting at Deep Run on March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
If you are able to complete the forms and do not have additional questions, you do not need to attend the meeting on March 30th. This meeting is to address questions on course selection, summer school and to register non-HCPS students. We will be holding a CIT Freshmen Orientation in June. (See below for details)
All students who are not currently attending an HCPS middle school must attend the registration meeting on March 30th. HCPS requires specific information be provided in order to register a student. Please refer to this handout and bring all required information to the meeting on March 30th. Registration cannot be completed without all proper documentation.
All HCPS students will complete the transportation form using ZippSlipp. This form will be available on ZippSlipp beginning April 10, 2017 and must be completed no later than May 31, 2017 in order to have transportation provided for the 2017-2018 school year.
Non HCPS students will be required to complete a manual form, which will be available to you at the registration meeting on March 30th.
Shadowing has been completed and is no longer available
Please mark the following important date and time on your calendar. The CIT Freshman Orientation will be held at Deep Run High School on Tuesday, June 6th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. This event is for parents and students. Information about summer work will be provided at this meeting.
The Center for Information Technology (CIT) is a center in which students learn the fundamentals of technology. During a student’s time in the CIT, students will learn the basics as well as more advanced material. These skills will help them to succeed in every career whether it is based in IT or another field. Students also interact with outside organizations through projects and internships which give them experience for careers in their future. In addition, not only does the CIT teach students the technological aspects such as programming, but it also teaches students how to work on project teams, collaborate, and communicate effectively.
The Center for Information Technology is preparing the next generation of Information Technology leaders and innovators by providing a rigorous course of study in Information Technology (IT). This program lays a solid IT foundation by instilling students with knowledge and skills that they can utilize in real-world IT experiences within the community.
The Center for Information Technology will be recognized locally, regionally, and nationally as an innovative leader in preparing students for college education and careers in Information Technology and computer science. All students will have a basic understanding of essentials needed for the them to succeed in ever-changing field of Information Technology.