Information Systems Technology

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Mr. Kennedy


Contact Me: kkennedy@bcps.k12.va.us

Students who are enthusiastic about learning the fundamentals of programming, multimedia, gaming and the web design should explore exciting training and career opportunities in the fields of Information Systems Technology!

The IST program is a three (3) semester program that prepares students for industry recognized certifications in HTML/CSS, JavaScript and Python.


Students learn how to create dynamic websites using HTML/CSS and JavaScript, how to create and edit images using Photoshop CC, and the fundamentals of programing with Python, GameMaker Studio 2 and Unity.


Occupations: Web Developer, Software Developer, Computer Programmer, Computer and Information Research Scientists, Computer Network Architects, Game Designer.

Typical Salary in Virginia: $53,000- $115,000 depending on education level and specialization


Employment Outlook: Employment of information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.


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