Summer IT Academy

Summer Courses 2020

At La Salle College High School it is sometimes very difficult to take all of the classes that one would like to take. Our world-class Microsoft IT Academy curriculum will help you obtain the hands-on skills and experience that you need to succeed in technology careers - now available in the summer! These classes are now available to area schools from grades 6 - 12. In fact, many certification holders in the past have been from local grade schools exploring a future in technology.

Program Vision

La Salle College High School has been a Microsoft IT Academy at the highest level (Level One) for over twelve years. This program has benefitted countless numbers of La Salle students who have continued to become Microsoft Certified to the highest levels. They have moved on to become extremely successful and experts in their respective fields after completing undergraduate studies. The vision of the Summer Program is to extend that success outside of the La Salle College High School Community.

Course Location

The courses will be offered in the Computer Center at La Salle College High School.

What is the La Salle IT Academy?

The program offers classroom and online learning, Hands-On Labs, and access to hundreds of courses, books, cutting-edge resources, and collaboration tools. Most important, you can earn valuable Microsoft Certifications, which can increase your chances of getting a good job in today’s tough economy. There is a global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies, and Microsoft Certifications are the credentials you need to impress employers and colleges.

Course Cost: $1,600
(Discounted Rates Available)

June 15, 2020 - June 25, 2020

Monday-Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

About Certification

According to Larry Dignan, Editorial Director of TechRepublic, in his recent ZDNet blog, IT certifications will be more relevant than ever due to the unstable economy, unsettled workforce, and new technology and platforms. He lists 10 reasons why:

Classes Available

Build an understanding of Security Layers, Operating System Security, Network Security, and Security Software.

Build an understanding of OS Configurations, Installing and Upgrading Client Systems, Managing Devices, and OS Maintenance

Build an understanding of Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, and Protocols and Services

Teaching Staff

Mr. Christopher Becker

Mr. Christopher Becker

IT Academy Instructor
Mr. Braden Bonner

Mr. Braden Bonner

Director of Technology and Information Systems, Moderator, Student Lab Managers, Moderator, Community TechServe

Latest Technology News

Course Costs and Policies

Early Bird Special

Register by the dates below to recieve selected discounts:

Discount Start End Price
Super Early Bird - February 16, 2020 $1,300.00
Early Bird February 17, 2020 March 15, 2020 $1,450.00
Regular March 16, 2020 - $1,600.00


Course Costs

Tuition for the costs is $1,600 and includes all costs of the course.

What does the cost cover? Others La Salle
Tuition for the Course $2,500 $1,600
Practice Tests $300 Included
Two Exams per Student $120 Included
Official Microsoft Textbook $60 Included
Full Licensed Version Windows 8 Professional $199 Included
Full Licensed Version Windows Server 2012 $882 Included
Refreshments and Lunch on Saturday $50 Included
Total $4,100 $1,600

Certification Exam Disclaimer

The content of these courses can act only as a guide for the material that will be covered in the certification exams. You will have to review and practice to achieve mastery of the concepts and skills. Passing of these classes does not guarantee that you will pass the certification exams.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Because of the registration costs and licensing for La Salle College High School, all registration cancellations must be received via email to by the dates listed below.

Class Registration:

  • Full refund minus $250 USD processing fee when cancellation received by 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 24, 2020
  • No refund after May 24, 2020

Substitution Policy:

The original registrant should not cancel their registration, but simply contact the IT Academy at to change the registration information of the participating student.

Class Dress Code

Dress code for the Summer IT Academy is streetwear/casual clothing. Shorts and t-shirts are typical. There is no need for shirt and tie to be worn for the Summer IT Academy.

Retest Policy

The Summer IT Academy Program includes two retests at no cost. La Salle's Certification Center limits retake attempts for an individual class to no more than five attempts at a single exam