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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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Kennedy ITA will be hosting a guest speaker on March 31st

Meerah Rajavel is currently Chief Information Officer at Citrix. She leads the global IT team that drives industry transformation and delivers solutions for Citrix employees and their customers.  She excels at promoting transformation, innovation, profitability and agility for business through technology. She works hard to inspire and motivate professionals to achieve exceptionally high business outcomes through entrepreneurial […]

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Thank You Jose Sierra and Robin Lopéz!

Jose Sierra is an IT Project Manager, Systems Specialist, a Steering Committee Member for the Latin America and Native American ERG at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and is also a WCCUSD ITA Advisory Board Member. He was born in Guatemala, Jose and his parents made the big transition leaving everything behind to move to the […]

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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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