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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

       Please join me in thanking all SIATech, MYcroSchool and NEWCorp teachers for everything that they do to positively affect the lives of our students every day. We are so lucky to have the most talented, committed and passionate teachers in education – second to none! It is not by happenstance that our… Read More

SIATech Recommended for 5-Year Accreditation by AdvancED

SIATech received the final presentation by the AdvancED Review Team today. The organization was commended for meeting the rigorous requirements of this prestigious full-accreditation recognition and will recommended for accreditation to the AdvancEd Accreditation Commission. The accreditation applies to SIATech as an organization as well as all MYcroSchool and SIATech schools in its network. Leonard… Read More

SIATech’s Gallup Student Poll Results Announced

The Gallup Student Poll measures hope, engagement, entrepreneurial aspiration, and career/financial literacy. SIATech administered the poll in Fall 2015 along with more than 800,000 other high school students nationwide. SIATech students frequently give higher responses than student responses in the nationwide sample. The poll reflects the many ways SIATech provides an excellent educational environment for… Read More

Important Information Regarding Confidential Student Data

A recent order in a lawsuit against the California Department of Education (CDE) is impacting all schools across the state, including SIATech. In April 2012, two organizations, the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association, filed a lawsuit against the CDE alleging widespread, systemic non-compliance by local education agencies with special education… Read More

SIATech Academy South Students Visit Power 106 Radio Station

Students took an eye-opening trip to the Power 106 radio station in December 2015.  Power 106 welcomed both SIATech Boyle Heights and Pico-Union high school students to provide a behind-the-scenes tour of what happens in radio. Radio personnel discussed the opportunities available for students in radio through an ICT/Digital Media career focus. Students received the… Read More

SIATech adopts University of California approved a-g courses

by Ernie Silva The School for Integrated Academics and Technologies (SIATech) is California’s first dropout recovery school to adopt UC approved a-g courses available to all students.  UC utilizes “a-g” subject requirements to ensure that students have attained a body of general knowledge that will provide breadth and perspective to new, more advanced study. To… Read More

SIATech Boyle Heights Receives California Career Pathways Trust Grant for the 2015-2017 Academic Years

The California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) supports career pathway development through grants to partnerships with business entities and local educational agencies (LEAs), community college districts in order to better assist students in attaining successful futures. SIATech Boyle Heights will focus on creating and exposing opportunities for students in four distinct pathways: Automotive, ICT/Digital Media, Health… Read More