Academy of Communications and Multimedia Technology

     Mainland High School offers a school within a school for students interested in design, television production, and networking. The Academy of Communications and Multimedia Technology integrates language arts courses into academy activities focusing on academic content through project based technology applications. This academy prepares students for college, while maintaining an orientation to career opportunities in fields such as advertising, journalism, publishing, graphic arts, networking, computer technician, television, and film.

     The learning environment contains state of the art facilities featuring Intel i7 quad core workstations. Television Production track students will have experience using Final Cut Pro on Apple Macintosh computers, and Adobe Premiere Pro on Dell workstations. Networking track students will be exposed to Windows 2008/2012 servers and Cisco networking academy lab equipment. All tracks exposes students to the Adobe Creative Suite software. All support of this equipment is provided by the networking and technology support section of ACMT.

     Externships with cooperating business partners are offered to students on a competitive basis. Students also have an opportunity to consult with national and local business partners who visit this academy and to participate in live teleconferences that take place through the study of emerging technologies. Students can establish relationships that lead to potential technology careers.

Mr. Clifford Scarborough
Academy Director
ccscarbo@volusia.k12.fl.us
(386) 258-4665 x54282
Mrs. Darlette Winck-Hall
Student Services for ACMT
dwinckha@volusia.k12.fl.us
(386) 258-4665 x54313

Return on Investment for Industry Certifications

This is to inform you of the Return on Investment for your student, who has the potential to earn an Industry Certification. The opportunity to earn Industry Certification is a voluntary process, offered free of charge by the Volusia County School District. Students are assessed by an independent, third-party certifying entity using predetermined standards for knowledge, skills and competencies. The result is the award of a time-limited credential that is nationally recognized and applicable to an occupation.

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