Humboldt County Office of Education: Technology Exploration Summer Institute (TESI)

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Congratulations to the 2022 TESI Program participants!


TESI | Technology Exploration Summer Institute

TESI (Technology Exploration Summer Institute) is a free three-week summer education program sponsored by HCOE’s Career and College Resource Department and College of the Redwoods. It provides 10 high school students the opportunity to explore career fields in Information Communication Technologies (ICT)

Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in the TESI Program.

Why should you apply?

  • Explore various technology careers
  • Gain experience in the industry
  • Will receive ½ unit of credit from College of the Redwoods

You must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

Topics Overview

  • Introduction to ICT
  • IT Concepts and Terminology
  • Infrastructure
  • Applications & Software
  • Software Development
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Security

Also included: Three days of touring ICT worksites and talking with industry professionals, and potential mentoring from IBM professionals (tentative).

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2023 Program Details

Summer 2023 Dates TBA

Program Information

Megan Freitas
Department Secretary

Career & College Coordinator

Tanya Trump
Program Manager - Career & College Resources

TESI Partners

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Education at Work Initiatives
Education at Work
Trades Academy
Health Career Education Pathway
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College Connect
Career Speaker Series