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ASTRO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation organized for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. We are a licensed charitable organization in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
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ASTRO has partnered with AVID Technology Inc. to become a vendor for Pro Tools User Certification. Pro Tools is the industry standard audio recording software, and is used by professional audio engineers around the world to create the highest quality sound for music and post production.

P.T.I.S is a two-year program that is worked into a Music CTE class in order to provide the technical training necessary to give graduation students a clear path for work and education beyond the high school level. P.T.I.S has been running with success at Hope High School in Providence, RI. The program includes 80 total hours of instruction over the span of two years, with the program ultimately culminating with a Pro Tools User Certification (Lvl 1).

The classes included are a 30 hour Pro Tools 101 course spread throughout one year of schooling, and a second 30 hour Pro Tools 110 course spread over a second year. Each class includes a final exam administered through AVID Technology Inc., with a PT User Certification being awarded after successfully passing both exams.

ASTRO is able to provide all the hardware and software necessary to for completion of this program.

If you would like to see this Pro Tools in Schools available in your district, contact your schools Music department or contact ASTRO with the contact information provided below.