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Summer Adobe classes for high school students

  • Published on May 6, 2015
Summer Adobe classes for high school students

American Graphics Institute is offering three summer programs for high school students this July and August. These programs are for students interested in learning graphic design, web design, and web development skills. While the programs are fun and age-appropriate, they are also technically focused. These courses help students learn and expand their creative and technical skills. Each program is one week in length, and runs from Monday through Friday, with full-day classes occurring each day. Classes are open to students who are ages 12 to 18, and all courses occur at American Graphics Institute’s location in Woburn, MA.

The graphic design class is for high school and middle school students wanting to learn design principles and modern digital design tools including Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. It runs from July 27 to July 31. Learn more: graphic design program for high school students.

The web design class teaches user experience design along with foundational HTML and CSS skills. This class runs July 6 to 10, and is also a full-day program. Learn more: web design class for high school students.

The web development program is for students who want to gain the technical skills needed for web development. Learning modern HTML and CSS along with the basics of content management systems and JavaScript, this course provides a solid foundation of web development skills. Learn more: programming class for high school students.

These summer programs at American Graphics Institute are an opportunity for high school and middle school students to learn skills from practicing professionals. Classes are led by the same staff members at American Graphics Institute who write their many best-selling books, and teach ongoing Adobe classes for adults throughout the year. As with the adult courses, the class sizes for the summer programs is limited to 12 per session.

About the author

Christopher Smith is president of American Graphics Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the publisher and editor of the Digital Classroom book series, which have sold more than one million copies. At American Graphics Institute, he provides strategic technology consulting to marketing professionals, publishers and to large technology companies including Google, Apple, Microsoft, and HP. An expert on web analytics and digital marketing, he delivers Google Analytics training along with workshops on digital marketing topics. He is also the author of more than 10 books on electronic publishing tools and technologies, including the Adobe Creative Cloud for Dummies. Christopher did his undergraduate studies the at the University of Minnesota, and then worked for Quark, Inc. prior to joining American Graphics Institute where he has worked for 20 years.