The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the applications of technology and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of entrepreneurship, safety, and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes, and systems in business and industry.
The emphasis of this program is on developing awareness of future needs; developing technological competence, confidence, and awareness through interaction with technologies; developing awareness of other vocational programs; interacting with business, industry and community organizations; applying basic skills in learning activities; and developing self-awareness of individual abilities, needs, and interests. The courses are intended to help students develop their problem-solving skills and creativity while learning about technology and careers. Students will learn to gather data through research and testing, as well as to record the results of their laboratory experiments.
Program Number 8600000
8600010 - Introduction to Technology (course no longer supported by Perkins Grant funds)
8600020 - Exploring Technology
8600220 - Exploring Technology & Career Planning
8600050 - Exploration of Aerospace Technology
8600030 - Exploration of Communications Technology
8600040 - Exploration of Production Technology
8600042 - Exploration of Production Technology & Career Planning
8600250 - Exploration of Power & Energy Technology
8600240 - Exploration of Transportation Technology
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