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10-10-06_03 Stephen Ficarra

  1. 1. West Genesee CSD Career and Technical Education Putting The TE in STEM
  2. 2. <ul><li>The West Genesee Central School District Suburban Syracuse, NY. </li></ul><ul><li>The district covers 41 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>Enrollment as of the 2008-2009 academic year is 5,113. </li></ul>4 Elemetary Schools 2 Middle Schools 1 High School
  3. 3. <ul><li>1737 Students 2008-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Graduating Class of 2010 - 98% Earned a Regents Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>A 2009 Recipient of a Blue Ribbon School Award </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as one of Newsweek’s “Best High Schools in America” for 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>  Rigorous High School Academic Program     Twenty-Four College Level Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Award winning Fine Arts Program </li></ul><ul><li>Career and Technical Education Programs in Business and Technology </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Education CTE Programs 400 Technology Ed Enrollment 2010-2011
  5. 5. Why CTE? <ul><li>BOCES students missing academics </li></ul><ul><li>Mandated Life skills (CFM) </li></ul><ul><li>Reach a larger population of our students </li></ul><ul><li>Fulfill community needs (CTE Processes) </li></ul><ul><li>Better prepare for work force and post secondary education </li></ul><ul><li>Program for students of all grade levels and academic abilities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why Intelitek and Learnmate <ul><li>Cooperative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to get a program up and running in a relatively short period of time with limited human resources </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of modules and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Project based learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Scale Project Putter Project
  8. 8. Spinoff Class Tech Writing (CTE Eng)
  9. 9. DDP 154 Students <ul><li>Introductory course for the strand. Problem solving through design and graphic communications </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Drafting </li></ul><ul><li>2D CAD (AutoCAD) </li></ul><ul><li>3D Solid Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Prototyping </li></ul><ul><li>Elements and Principles of Design </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><li>Package Science </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Design </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural Design </li></ul>
  10. 10. College CAD 53 Students <ul><li>College level 200 class requires mastery of 2D and 3D drawing. </li></ul>AutoCAD 2011 Inventor Professional 2011 Tolerance and Allowance Standard and Metric drawing Aux View Assembly Drawings Dimensioning
  11. 11. Engineering Technology I 61 Students <ul><li>Learnmate Modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of Robotics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials Handling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Robotics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A hands-on class designed to develop student interest and knowledge in engineering fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering majors </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul><ul><li>Design/ Problem Solving </li></ul>
  12. 14. Engineering Technology II 42 Students <ul><li>Theory and instruction combined with integrated laboratory experiments. </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul><ul><li>Pneumatics </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Strength of Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Learnmate Modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pneumatics Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Measurement and Quality Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REC </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. Design and Manufacturing 48 Students <ul><li>students experience project based learning with hands-on applications in design and manufacturing technology. </li></ul><ul><li>CAM technology </li></ul><ul><li>CNC technology </li></ul><ul><li>Plastics technology </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Prototyping </li></ul><ul><li>Solid Modeling and Design </li></ul><ul><li>Learnmate Modules </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CAM Milling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CNC Turning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CNC Milling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plastics Technology </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 19. Project Management & Design 24 Students <ul><li>All encompassing class designed around a common project </li></ul><ul><li>Capstone Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3-D Solid Modeling & Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G&M Coding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul></ul>
  15. 21. Skill Set developed in Design and Manufacturing to program Haas controllers
  16. 25. OCC Eng. Sciences Army OCC Mechanical Eng. Rochester Institute of Tech Buffalo State Eng . Southern Fla. LAX Clarkson University Eng. CAD Designer
  17. 26. Contact <ul><li>Steve Ficarra </li></ul><ul><li>West Genesee High School </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>