Transfer: Both the ITTP and the IT Model Curriculum for Transfer, on which it is based, are transferrable towards a Bachelor’s degree at National University and Western Governors University.
K-12 Funnel: The ITTP also aligns with efforts to increase cybersecurity education at the K-12 level through CyberPatriot and other cyber competitions. These events bring students from all walks of life together to learn how to keep networks safe against cyber threats.
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IT TECHNICIAN PATHWAY
The ITTP is divided into the following segments:
● Phase 1: Computer Retail Sales
● Phase 2: Help Desk/User Support
● Phase 3: IT Technician
● Phase 4: Cybersecurity or Networking specialization
Colleges can launch the ITTP at any time using the Implementation Checklist below. All of the recommended courses and recommended industry certifications are listed on the ITTP Course Guide. The student flyer can be used to promote the program.
CYBERSECURITY DEGREE ARTICULATION
The ICT-Digital Media Sector Team has developed articulation agreements that allow community college students to complete their studies at 4-year universities and obtain Bachelor of Science degrees in Cybersecurity and IT Management. Students who start the IT Technician-Cybersecurity pathway at a community college and transfer to any of the colleges listed below will receive credit for community college courses taken.
Find out how your campus can get involved and view current articulation agreements.
IT CERTIFICATION VOUCHER PROGRAMS
IT FUNDAMENTALS VOUCHERS
Discover how the IT Fundamentals Voucher Program has helped hundreds of students earn the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification for free.
To get involved, contact Steve Linthicum,
Orange County ICT-DM Deputy Sector
Navigator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleges can join the California Community Colleges Xvoucher program and save students money on IT certification exams. It’s completely free to participate.
Students will save 15-50% on select IT
certification exams from CompTIA,
Microsoft, and EC-Council.
IT MODEL CURRICULUM
Colleges across the state are preparing to align to the updated IT Model Curriculum and IT/Cyber Model Curriculum. All courses and descriptors will be finalized once approvals are in place.
CYBER COMPETITIONS AND RESOURCES
Ask us about connecting with our partner organizations. We are happy to share best practices with educators looking to bring cyber competitions to their college campuses and partner K-12 schools.
2020 CAE Workshop
February 14, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
San Antonio, TX
Women in Cybersecurity Conference
March 12-14, 2020
2020 National Cyber Summit
June 2, 2020
Summer Faculty Development Week
June 8-12, 2020