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Information Technology (CTE Career Cluster)

The Mission of Information Technology Education:

To build linkages to Information Technology occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, communication, and systems integration services


To Accomplish this Mission:


The complete Information Technology education program will support students:

  • Through high quality classroom and laboratory instruction

  • Development of premier leadership, personal growth, and career success

  • Enhanced opportunity to build career skills

We aspire for excellence as we recruit, prepare and encourage individuals to pursue life skills through Information Technology education.

We serve the community and inform them about Information Technology, the needs, opportunities and challenges, as well as provide life long career skills.


Information Technology programs will respond to community needs and Kansas' IT needs. It should prepare students to enter the workforce and to participate as leaders, innovators, and managers in a global economy.

Information Technology Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. - See more information on The 16 Clusters Website.


Information Technology Pathway Design Sheets with Competencies and Resources

The pathway design sheets listed below include a list of the course options within each pathway and the competency profiles for each of those courses. These design sheets are good for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years unless otherwise noted.

Statewide Articulation Agreements

Statewide articulation agreements have been developed for all clusters. To see those available for this cluster's pathways, click on the following link.
Statewide Articulation AgreementsLink

Wage & Employment Information

The following documents highlight occupational outlook within the areas named in the title of the document based on the 2010-2020 Kansas Occupational Outlook Study and the 2012-2013 National Employment Occupational Outlook Handbook. Click on each title to open.

Information Technology

RJ Dake
(785) 296-7285

Information Technology
Network Systems

RJ Dake 
(785) 296-7285
Information Technology
Programming and Software Development

RJ Dake 
(785) 296-7285

Information Technology
Web and Digital Communications

RJ Dake 
(785) 296-7285

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education
Jay Scott
(785) 296-3951

Assistant Director
Academic Standards
Jeannette Nobo
(785) 296-2078

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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