BETA (Business, Economics, Technology Academy)


    What is BETA ?

    This program blends business and technological skills into the students’ academic courses. This academy uses hands-on curriculum with Photography, Film, 3D Animation, Gaming and a real world simulated business class where students use their critical thinking skills and hands-on curriculum to operate a business within the school. The ultimate goal of the program is for students to leave with a portfolio of pathway items in an electronic format, accompanied with industry certifications within each student’s chosen pathway of study. The academy courses are taught by instructors who have professional experience in his or her respective field of teaching.

    Software instruction includes: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Office, Cisco, Microsoft Technology Associate Networking Fundamentals, and Comp TIA A+. 
    Below is a visual overview of the BETA pathways.
    BETA Pathways by Dyan Hill-Dennard
  • Our Mission:
    BETA Students will thrive in a safe learning environment that provides opportunities for highest student achievement through the completion of chosen pathways and industry certifications leading to successful careers or post-secondary education.
    Attainable Certifications:​
    • Microsoft Office
    • Adobe Certified Associate Photoshop 
    • Adobe Certified Associate Premiere 
    • Adobe Certified Associate Illustrator
    • Adobe Certified Associate Animate
    • Adobe Certified Assoicate Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Certified Associate Indesign
    • Microsoft Technology Associate
    • CompTIA A+