Experience: Certified PLTW instructor for Computer Science and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 21 years in the manufacturing industry, 16 years teaching Comprehensive Technology Education, Computer Literacy, and Advance Machine Tool Technology / Pre-Engineering classes, and 2 years of AP computer science.
Education / Credentials: M.Ed., B.S., A.S. Keene State College
Other Interests: Woodworking, Machining,
Reading, Skiing, Sci-Fi movies.
Basic Electronics and Soldering, Networking Systems, Operating Systems, PC Hardware, Programming, Robotics, Troubleshooting
Students completing this program are trained for positions such as: Computer Technician, Help Desk, Application Programmer, Web Programmer, PC Support Specialist, CNC Programmer and/or Setup/Operator, Engineering Technician, Measurement Technician - the immediate career possibilities are limitless!
70% of students earned at least 12 college credits through the running start program in their first year.
57% elected to take the 2018 AP Computer Science Exam (during the College Board’s 2nd year of inception)
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Suggested prerequisites include: Algebra 1 (minimum), Geometry, and Algebra 2 (concurrent), proficient at grade level for English reading/writing. A basic Computer or Coding class, Drafting, and/or 3D design is helpful.