SHELBY – The Pioneer Career and Technology Center Board of Education has announced Cybersecurity will now be offered to high school students at Pioneer.
At a meeting Monday night the program was approved in response to industry demand.
Technology is changing faster than ever and cybersecurity analysts are in high demand.
Students will learn to become a network security professional and fight against cyber-attacks with training from the Cybersecurity program at Pioneer Career and Technology Center.
Students will learn to recognize specific threats and how to protect hardware, software and data from attacks. Students will design, develop, implement and test secure information technology systems.
Pioneer will be hosting sophomores from the 14 home schools in the district on Jan. 26 and 27. Each student will visit three career tech labs during their visit.
An Open House will take place on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. for the students to bring their parents to see the programs and visit any additional programs they may be interested in. A Second Look Open House will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Pioneer Career and Technology Center has been providing quality career-technical education to high school juniors and seniors for over 50 years. The facility serves over 1,100 students representing over 35 Career Tech Programs and 14 partner schools and offer adult education programs.
Visit the website at www.Go2Pioneer.com.