Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

Academy of Emerging Technology

Students participate in a program that focuses on two separate strands: Digital Media Technology or Cybersecurity.

The Digital Media track is designed to offer a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in digital media, new media, and multimedia positions using Adobe products.

Students will have the opportunity to develop their resume by acquiring Industry Certification in Adobe Creative Cloud Apps: PhotoShop, DreamWeaver, InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere Pro.

For much more detailed information about the CHS Digital Media Technology Program, as well as the school and the student experience, visit the Digital Media Program webpage on Creekside High School’s Career Academy website.


In the Cybersecurity track, students will learn how to connect computer hardware,  install software, network computers, and set-up systems to keep data confidential and secure. Advanced courses will teach students to protect computers from cyberattacks.

Students will have the opportunity to earn a variety of Microsoft Technology Associate industry certifications in Windows OS Fundamentals, Networking, and Security+.

For much more detailed information about the CHS Cybersecurity Program, as well as the school and the student experience, visit the Cybersecurity Program webpage on Creekside High School’s Career Academy website.


The Financial Technology (FinTech) program is designed to provide students with an understanding of how technology works, an introduction to applications in financial services, and an added entrepreneurship component through hands-on problem-solving experiences that can be useful in FinTech applications and innovation. Students have the opportunity to gain Industry Certifications in Introduction to JavaScript Programming, Intuit QuickBooks, and Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

For more detailed information about the CHS FinTech Program, please visit the Financial Technology Program webpage on Creekside High School’s Career Academy website.

Mission

The Academy of Emerging Technology sponsored by Citi is committed to exposing students to a rigorous curriculum that challenges students with current and future technologies, provides industry certifications, and prepares them for success in college and careers in high-demand technical fields.

Program of Study

Additional Information

Internship Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to apply for a summer internship in community business the summer prior to their senior year. View the CHS Summer Intern Brochure for more information about the program.

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Location

Creekside High School

100 Knights Lane
St. Johns, FL 32259
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