821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

610-277-2301

Fax:

610-239-9305

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Central Montco Technical High School does not discriminate in its education programs, activities or employment practices based on sex, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, political opinions or affiliations, or lawful activity in any employee organization. Central Montco Technical High School provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For information about your civil right and grievance procedures, contact Larry Byron, Equal Rights Coordinator, (610) 277-2301.

 

La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central no discrimina en sus programas de educación, actividades o prácticas de empleo basadas en sexo, origen en color, nacional, raza, orientación sexual, discapacidad, edad, religión, ascendencia, opiniones políticas o afiliaciones, o actividad legal en ninguna organización de empleado. La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central ofrece un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Para obtener información acerca de su derecho civil y de los procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese Larry Byron, Coordinadora de Igualdad de Derechos, (610) 277 -2301.

Instructor: Mr. Gerald Damon

Email: gdamon@cmths.org

Instructional Aide: Mr. Nick Hughes

Email: nhughes@cmths.org

Networking Technology

Related Occupations

  • Network Engineer

  • Network Specialist

  • PC Specialist

  • CCNA Computer Security Specialist

  • A+ Certified Technician

  • Network+ Certified Administrator

  • Networking Instructor

  • Help Desk

Course Description

The Networking Technology program at Central Montco Technical High School is intended to meet the needs of the technology industry both now and in the future. With the Internet growing continually, there are many opportunities available to Networking Technology students. With and education in infrastructure-level networking, students are highly sought after by employers.

Potential Certifications

  • Computer Systems Networking PA

  • C-Tech Copper, Fiber and Smart Home- Home Entertainment certifications

  • CompTIA A+

  • Network+

  • Cisco CCENT (Certified Cisco Entry Network Technician)

  • Cisco CCNA (Certified Cisco Network Associate)

  • TestOut PC Pro

  • TestOut Network Pro

  • Network Cabling Specialist - Fiber

  • OSHA Certification

Post-Secondary Education

All CMTHS programs integrate college preparatory coursework with an emphasis on technical skills.  Recent graduates from the Networking Technology program are attending Drexel, Montgomery County Community College, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania and Penn State University.

Course Content

Each student starts the program with an introduction to network infrastructure by participating in the C-Tech Copper and Smart Home - Home Entertainment courses. Next students join curriculum that teaches the objective of the CompTIA A+ certification.

 

In the second year of the course students enter the Cisco Networking Academy program where they learn additional detail about computer networking as they complete the objectives for the CompTIA Network+ and Certified Cisco Entry Network Technician certification.

 

In year three students work on advanced networking concepts as they prepare to take the Certified Cisco Network Associate certification exam.  The Cisco Networking Academy program is a comprehensive curriculum that includes four separate modules.

Dual Enrollment

The Networking Technology Program is a Dual Enrollment Class with Montgomery County Community College (MCCC). MCCC has approved our instructor as an adjunct professor. As a result, students will receive transcripted college credit(s) that can be used to continue their post-secondary education at MCCC or any number of institutions. Students must earn a grade of "B"or higher to receive the credit(s).

 

Learning Environment

In a new, state-of-the-art facility, a caring and highly qualified professional staff share their skills while challenging and encouraging their students.  Many of the instructors have established high profiles in their fields of expertise prior to becoming teachers.  Students not only get to know their teachers, but the teachers get to know them and respond to their individual needs as they extend their support and enthusiasm while preparing students for the future.  The students are able to obtain a variety of state and nationally recognized certifications and licenses.

 

Student Organizations
Students have the option to participate in two nationally recognized career and technical student organizations – SkillsUSA and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  Students can compete at the district, state and national levels.

 


Scholarships
Central Montco Technical High School  has allocated in excess of $750,000 in financial aid to graduating seniors.

 


National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. 

 


Articulation Agreements
Articulation Agreements are cooperative arrangements for granting admission and college credit to students who are continuing their education.  Central Montco Technical High School has articulated its programs with a wide range of colleges and technical schools resulting in college credit or priority placement for CMTHS students.  Contact our guidance department for more information.

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