Urban Technology Academy Inc.

 

Who We Are
Urban Technology Academy Inc. (UTA) is a career and technical education center (CTE) that will provide technology certifications and Work Based Learning (WBL) programs to youth and adults in Indiana. UTA will prepare high school, postsecondary and adult students for careers in IT.

The experiences provided through work-and-learn opportunities expose students to a wide range of worksites in order to help future members of the workforce make informed career decisions as well as form strong connections for future work.  UTA was founded in 2018 by Daniel Pierson and Shawn Carpenter and plans to open its doors in the Winter of 2018.

Vision
Within five years build the premier technology career center in the state by providing comprehensive, quality workforce development services.

Mission
Prepare youth and adults for integrated, multi-disciplinary technology certifications to secure employment at a livable wage.

Diversity Statement
Urban Technology Academy Inc is an equal employment opportunity school corporation which strives to deliver educational excellence, equitable access, and quality service to our students and families. UTA recognizes the educational and social value of human differences and their various forms. UTA is committed to an inclusive approach which affirms and embraces all aspects of diversity. We are strengthened by our unique knowledge, experiences, interests, hopes, challenges, cultures, traditions and families. We engage families as partners in education through trusting relationships built on culturally responsive two-way communication and mutual respect.

Recognizing our diversity, we are committed to equity in all of our work. We seek to allocate resources to eliminate discrimination and disparities. We strive to eliminate prejudice, bigotry, and intolerance and bridge gaps between and among our diverse students, families, staff and communities.

Our approach to diversity and commitment to fairness ensure that the students we serve are empowered to succeed in college, career, military and life.