MERIDIAN, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students across the state of Idaho in grades K-12 will be returning to school this fall in the comfort of their own home, having chosen to attend the full-time, tuition-free, online public school, Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA). ITCA has been operating in Idaho since 2014.
ITCA is the state’s only career-technical education online public charter school serving students in grades 9 through 12. Students have the opportunity to explore four program options in key industries of growth in the state: Business Administration, Automated Manufacturing, Web Design, and Healthcare. The goal of ITCA is to develop a sequence of instruction that teaches students occupational skills while ultimately providing a pathway to job opportunities or to a technical college program upon graduation.
The online school setting enables students in any geographic area of the state to utilize this unique curriculum. Furthermore, the flexible learning environment enables students to partner with professionals and companies to apply the skills they are learning in a specific industry.
ITCA uses the award-winning K12 online curriculum to offer students in grades K–12 an exceptional learning experience. The innovative curriculum and technology, combined with a strong partnership between families and teachers, creates an opportunity for teachers to focus on each student’s academic needs, and gives a growing number of students a powerful educational option to reach their true potential.
"ITCA is a new and exciting school option for kids in Idaho," said Monti Pittman, Head of School for ITCA. "The focus on career and technical skill sets - combined with the commitment and passion of our staff – provides our students with an amazing learning experience."
Teachers for ITCA are Idaho-credentialed and provide instruction, guidance and support, and interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.
ITCA is accepting enrollments for this fall. To learn more about enrollment requirements visit http://itca.k12.com/.
About Idaho Technical Career Academy
Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA) is a full-time online public school program that serves students in grades 9 through 12 statewide. As part of the Idaho public school system, ITCA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ITCA, visit http://itca.k12.com/.