Since 2010, SIM-RTP has partnered with BDPA in support of their Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES) program.  This program that builds self-esteem through the mastery of applied computer science for students in grades 9th through 12th who live in the Triangle area.   The 12-week program includes manuals and web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on-labs, instructor training and support, and focuses on industry standard certifications, creating a foundation for student academic and career success. 

Students participating in the SITES program learn dynamic skills such as: Web-based applications; HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP; Business and Problem Analysis; Application Concept / Problem - Building Concise E-Commerce Web Applications, Understanding how to approach problem resolution; Use Cases & Flowcharting; Design & building a framework; Multi-tiered environments; Mobile Applications; Database Management and Data Modeling; IT Security, Project Management, Analysis of Business Problems, Solution Design, and much more.

At conclusion of the program students are selected to compete in regional and national competitions representing BDPA Triangle Chapter.