Technology & Engineering

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Bert Christensen - Department Head
christensenb@westosha.k12.wi.us 
262-843-2321 ext. 248/251

Mr. Christensen's Syllabi


Eric Andersen
andersene@westosha.k12.wi.us
262-843-2321 ext.318/345

Mr. Andersen's Syllabi


Scott Kessler
kesslers@westosha.k12.wi.us
262-843-2321 ext.343

Mr. Kessler's Syllabi


Garrett Pongratz
pongratzg@westosha.k12.wi.us
262-843-2321 ext.319 

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DEPARTMENT MISSION

Technology Education is concerned with the development of a practical understanding and appreciation of today's industrial and technical society. It provides an understanding of industrial institutions as well as the development of competencies related to various elements of industry. Opportunities for learning are provided through experiences in planning, using tools and materials, performing processes in the production of products and experimenting in activities related to the science of industrial and technical problems of the world today.
Technology Education is a systematic program, interrelated with total education program, primarily aimed at the development of attitudes, knowledge and skills. 
Technology Education at Central High School includes the following objectives:

1. To understand business and industry,
2. To explore self-interests and future occupational choices,
3. To develop competencies for occupational entry,
4. To realize to need for continuing education.

COURSES OFFERED

Technology & Engineering Course Descriptions

Mr. Christensen

FOUNDATIONS OF BUILDING TRADES & WOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING
WOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING INTERMEDIATE: Machines, Skills and Processes
WOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING ADVANCED: Cabinetmaking and Millwork
WOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: CAPSTONE
BUILDING TRADES I: INTERMEDIATE CARPENTRY
BUILDING TRADES II: Advanced Carpentry

Mr. Andersen

Metals 1
Metals 2
Metals 3
Metals 4

Mr. Kessler

SOLID MODELING I AND II
3D ANIMATION I AND II
INTRO TO TECH AND ENGINEERING
Exploring Technology (ADAPTIVE TECH ED)

Mr. Pongratz

Graphic Communications I
Graphic Communications II
Graphic Communications III
Graphic Communications IV

IT Essentials

Mr. Pai

Principles of Engineering

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