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 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.

Academy News

September 25, 2019

Nineteen students from Creekside High School attended the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer after advancing from the Florida State Leadership Conference/Competition held earlier this year.  Each state could enter their top four participants for each event.  Creekside is proud to announce their national finalists: Michael Frenk placed 1st in Data Security …

Creekside FBLA Students Place at National Competition Read More »

April 30, 2019

Engineering & Cybersecurity Girls teamed up to attend the Women Leaders in STEM conference on March 5, 2019 in celebration of International Women’s week. The event was hosted by the Center for Advancement of Women in Engineering and the UNF College of Computer, Engineering and Construction.

April 30, 2019

Digital Media students teamed up with CHS’s Digital Video Technology course to tour the news station at Action News Jax. Students had the opportunity to view a live broadcast, play with TV production equipment, and pose in one of the various sets for the show.

April 11, 2019

CHS FBLA participated in their Annual FBLA State Leadership Conference over spring break. There were around 4200 students competing in approximately 60 different events.

February 8, 2019

Creekside High School has the largest CyberPatriot Program in the United States with 15 teams competing.  The CyberPatriot competition is a National Youth Cyber Defense Competition that puts teams of high school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, …

Creekside’s CyberPatriot Teams TOP Florida Read More »

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