Yearly Archives: 2021

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Meet Mr. Lacsina!

Mr. Lacsina recently joined us De Anza High School’s Information Technology Academy to teach computer science. He has accumulated almost a decade of experience in education, teaching English for eight years (two of which were at De Anza) until he transcended his prior obligations. Though an avid patron of the literary arts, technology also ran […]

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Thank You Ashwin Satish and David Gullett

Information Technology Academy wants to thank Ashwin Satish and David Gullet, from East West Bank for joining the Zoom room to talk to our students about what programming and cyber security looks like in the technology industry. They expressed the importance of it currently.

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Reflection of Excellence Award

TechFutures would like to announce the three winners of the Reflection of Excellence Award.  Alondra Martinez – Kennedy HIgh Emely Villa – De Anza High Laila Walker – El Cerrito High This award is given to one outstanding student from each campus that has completed the three-year TechFutures program and submitted an essay explaining the impact […]

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Thank You Don Hermes!

In Appreciation to Don Hermes: Recently, Don Hermes was presented with an appreciation plaque for his undying commitment to the IT Academy students at El Cerrito High school. Don has volunteered many hours of his time to the classroom and this past year during covid on Zoom to help students in the ITA. Don was […]

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Thank You Kanik Sem and Enrique Jenkins

Information Technology Academy wants to thank Kanik Sem, Financial analyst at Amazon for coming to answer questions ranging from what a financial analyst does, where Amazon affiliates are located, and what employees are required to do when packages are not properly delivered. Thank you to Enrique Jenkins, Head of IT at Doordash for taking time out […]

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