Author Archives: Michelle Li

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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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El Cerrito Mock Interviews (March 30-31)

The El Cerrito IT Academy is looking for professionals who work in Technology roles/organizations to conduct a virtual mock interview (via Zoom) with 11th-grade students in the Tech Academy. We need 20 professionals willing to share an hour and a half of their time to support students by helping them grow their career-ready skills. If […]

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Local Warriors’ Virtual Career Summit

Join us for our Local Warriors Women’s Empowerment Month Career Summit presented by PG&E! This will be an interactive and engaging event for high school girls with influential women from the Golden State Warriors and PG&E to work on resume-building, interview skills, speed coaching, mindfulness, and more! Network with professional women in the industry and […]

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Free Daily Programming Lab

Every day from 4-5 PM, El Cerrito High School hosts a programming/tutoring lab that allows any student to get help with their classes. Anyone in the IT Academy who needs help with material from any class is able to join! The lab is open to students from other schools as well. Everyone comes for a […]

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FREE computer coding lessons

OpenBrackets, is a Palo Alto-based non-profit dedicated to bringing free computer coding lessons to teenagers.  This upcoming spring they will be offering 2 classes including a beginner and an intermediate Game Design course free of charge. Within the 2 courses, students will learn and develop basic programming skills alongside experienced teachers and will be able […]

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