CLA offers a 100% technology integrated school. CLA embraces a 1:1 technology philosophy by providing a Chromebook to each student. Every Classroom is also equipped with desktop computers to promote technology integration in each lesson. CLA provides content filtered High Speed Internet in compliance with all CIPA regulations. CLA promotes technology education by providing a computer lab running computer coding software, and multiple operating systems ensuring software is always available for students use. For graphics intensive projects CLA has an Apple iMac station with video and sound editing software.
Digital Media will explore the different software included in the Adobe suite, allowing students to engage in some of the most popular production software in the world.
Integrated Business applications provides an in depth look at the most common office suites from Microsoft and Google. Microsoft office is the most popular Office Suite in the world, familiarity with the software is also vital for success in College environments, and many career fields.
IT Fundamentals will expose students to different operating systems and entry level programmings. Students will learn the essentials of managing Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 and how the operating system is integrated with the hardware. Students will also learn elementary programming with the Lua programming language, and basic coding principles. To provide a more comprehensive understanding of technology, students will also work with Linux, the worlds most popular open source operating system.
As a fully integrated technology environment, CLA's faculty use the Google office suite to share documents through Google Drive. This allows students and teachers to view and edit documents in a live environment, enabling student groups to create a coherent project in a single workspace environment.