NORTHWEST CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER
STUDENTS / PARENTS
Engineering Technologies is a college-prep program for students interested in pursuing a career in one of many high paying engineering fields. Engineering Technologies students also have many other STEM related opportunities while enrolled including regional engineering competitions State/National Competitions like SkillsUSA, where recent Engineering Technologies students have earned twelve first place State and several top ten National awards in Computer Maintenance and Mathematics. Engineering careers are among the fastest growing and some of the highest paying careers in the job market today. This college preparatory program creates pathways to help student pursue careers in technology, engineering, computer hardware, software and networking, architecture, robotics or other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related fields.
This two-year program rotates between electrical and mechanical engineering with each facet covered over the course of a year.
Engineering Technologies A/B
This class is an option for students in grades 10, 11 and 12.
The focus will be on Mechanical Engineering in the 2021 – 2022 school year.
Over the course of the two-year program students may earn:
Embedded Credit: Science (.5 credit per year)
Credential: National Career Readiness Certificate; OSHA Career Safe and Safety Training Program
Dual Enrollment: Central Maine Community College - Intro to Lathes (2 credits)
(One Period Elective)
Theater Studies: Performing and Beyond
This course introduces students to the world of theater, both onstage and off. Students will not only learn about the craft of acting, they will explore all aspects of theater production. Through hands on projects and practical activities students learn about the arts of stagecraft, set design, sound design, lighting design, costuming and directing. This is a co-taught course by Acting teacher Susan Palmer and Technical Director Douglass Bell in connection with Northwest Career & Technical Center and Bellows Free Academy. This course is appropriate for all levels of experience and requires only a sense of curiosity.