Fe, New Mexico 87501-2786
Veronica C. García
Public Information Officer
Release: October 24, 2005
Oracle Academy And New
Mexico Public Education Department Team Up To Offer Information Technology
$1.2 Million Oracle In-Kind Grant
High School Curriculum and
Learning Throughout the State
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., October 21, 2005
¾ The Oracle Academy and the New
Mexico Public Education Department today announced that they will work together
to offer a rigorous, information technology education program for high school
students throughout the state. This
partnership will allow New Mexico
to further incorporate technology training into its curriculum, increase
educational standards, and create new academic and professional opportunities
for its students.
continually seek out partnerships that allow us to provide challenging, new
educational opportunities for our students,” said Dr. Veronica C. García,
Secretary of Education, State of New
Oracle Academy program is an ideal fit with our high school reform efforts and
aligns with our desire to establish ‘career clusters’ that offer students clear
career paths, combined with hands-on, real world expertise and training.”
“The Oracle Academy
exposes students to cutting-edge database and programming technology,” said
Clare Dolan, Vice President of Oracle’s Academic Initiatives. “We are extremely pleased to collaborate with
New Mexico Public Education Department.
Together, we will equip students with technical and professional skills,
and enable future academic and business success.”
New Mexico teachers have completed on-line
training from the Oracle
Academy. They will be recognized by Dr. Garcia at the
November 18, 2005 Public Education Commission meeting in Santa Fe.
These teachers are from Roswell
and Grady Municipal Schools.
The Oracle Academy
program is delivered in 18 countries worldwide.
To learn more about the Oracle
Academy and Oracle’s
Education Initiatives, visit http://academy.oracle.com.
Since 2000, the Oracle Academy
has partnered with high schools using the latest technologies. Upon completing the Oracle Academy
curriculum, students possess basic database and Java programming skills, as
well as professional skills in business communication, project management,
collaboration, problem solving, and resume preparation. For more information, visit http://academy.oracle.com/.
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