The Cisco Networking Academy Program is a partnership between Cisco Systems and the Baltimore County Public Schools. The Networking Academy curriculum centers on teaching students to design, build, and maintain computer networks. The program prepares students for the 21st Century workplace, while serving as a valuable model for e-learning.To learn more about this program, please visit Cisco Systems Inc. or download the Cisco Academy brochure at Cisco Academy Brochure.
Cisco Networking (CCENT Certification) Academies
The Cisco CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions, the starting point for many successful careers in networking. Candidates should have the knowledge and skill to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. CCENT certification is the first step toward achieving CCNA, which covers medium size enterprise branch networks with more complex connections.
Cisco Networking (CCNA—Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification) Academies
The Cisco CCNA network associate certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. This new curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol, Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, and access control lists.
Cisco IT Essentials (CompTIA A+ Certification) Academies
CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers. CompTIA A+ confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism.
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The following High Schools have Cisco Programs:
Eastern Technical High
Milford Mill Academy
New Town High
Parkville High School
Sollers Point Technical High
Western School of Technology