Academy of Information Technology and Engineering

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Academy of Information Technology and Engineering
Academy of Information Technology and Engineering.jpg
Front of the AITE Building
Location
411 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT 06905

United States of America (USA)
Information
Typetechnology and engineering, inter district, public, magnet school, high school
MottoGoing Forward
Established1999
School districtStamford Public Schools
PrincipalTina Rivera
Staff32
Faculty57
Grades9-12
Enrollment692
Campus typeSingle Building
Color(s)Gold and Black
AthleticsStudent athletes play for their district school, where they would normally go if they didn't go to AITE (i.e Stamford High; Westhill)
MascotCyber Ram
Assistant PrincipalLarry Keller
Key PeopleHarry Orlick, Dr. Christine Casey, Sheldon Levine, Dr. Anthony Mazzullo, Paul Gross
Districts ServedRidgefield, Stamford, Wilton, Bridgeport, Redding, Greenwich, Norwalk, Darien, Weston, New Cannan
Website

The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) is a college preparatory, inter-district public magnet high school based in Stamford, Connecticut. AITE serves the Connecticut communities of Stamford, Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Wilton and Weston.[1]

Biomedical Science[edit]

"AITE has been a Project Lead the Way school for 12 years and, when it had the chance to start a biomedical program four years ago, they jumped at it. The organization is a provider of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs in U.S. middle and high schools" (1).

The program consist of four-courses of PLTW Biomedical Science that allows students to investigate the roles of biomedical professionals as they study the concepts of human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology, and public health. Students engage in activities like investigating the death of a fictional person to learn content in the context of real-world cases. They examine the structures and interactions of human body system. Students also explore the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease while working collaboratively to understand and design solutions to health challenges and concerns (2).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AITE School Profile Archived August 5, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 41°05′09″N 73°32′56″W / 41.0859°N 73.549°W / 41.0859; -73.549