IT Readiness

Are your computers ready?

It is recommended that you scan your lab computers to be sure they are compatible with the E-Learning. Click here to run the scan from your lab computers: http://itacademy.microsoftelearning.com/help/systemRequirements.aspx.

Microsoft IT Academy:  IT Readiness Webinar

  • During this session we will discuss the requirements necessary to run the software and E-Learning courses associated with IT Academy (ITA) program, the following items will be discussed in detail:  Downloading and setting up the lab licenses in the classroom;  identifying, communicating, and mitigating any known firewalls that prevent access to the ITA E-Learning courses; unblocking key URL’s necessary to successfully run the IT Academy E-Learning courses  and identifying the Live ID identity creation process
  • Recording Link:  Click Here –key not required

It’s time to get your computer ready!

The Microsoft IT Academy (ITA) program provides a complete IT education solution that bridges the world of education with the world of work. The program is designed to help drive employ ability, digital literacy, technical and STEM-focused training and certification. In addition to boosting workforce preparedness, the ITA program also helps drive academic transition and pre-college preparation for students eager to pursue higher education by focusing on advanced technology and STEM-related subjects.

As an IT director or staff for your school, you play a valuable role in ensuring the computer labs will successfully run the ITA program. Use the links on the right as a guide to prepare your computers to use the Microsoft IT Academy in your school!