Technology & iPad Program
Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy have always been the leaders of technology in the classroom at both campuses. All Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy students are issued an iPad to further enhance learning, enrich the educational experience, and provide for the acquisition of twenty-first century skills. This incredibly powerful tool aids the student in many aspects of academic life and distinguishes Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy as a model of academic excellence.
Technology Mission Statement
Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy are committed to providing technology as a tool to assist students to become self-directed and collaborative learners and to be able to ask questions, seek answers, and use the information found. Likewise, Prep and Villa are committed to providing technology as a tool to assist faculty in providing a higher quality, more diverse learning environment.
The Technology Department is in full support of the philosophy of Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy. As we advance further in the information age, it is the responsibility of this department to enable the students to use technology as it is used in the adult world of business, science and education with integrity and with Catholic tradition ethics. It is also to provide the students with a perspective, awareness, as well as the skills that prepare them to enter tomorrow's changing world of employment and life-long learning.