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Technology Education

Every student engaged in Technology Education at Poudre High School has the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skill set by exploring real-world challenges. Students practice their problem-solving and sharpen their design skills by building innovative solutions through project-based learning. We focus on the following areas:

  • Safety: students will practice the safe, productive use of tools and equipment within a team-building environment.

  • Real Tools: students will use real tools, real materials, and real machinery - not just simulations – to build real products. This includes a variety of woodworking, construction, and metalworking processes.

  • Design Cycle: students will investigate, design, plan, create, and evaluate their own work.

  • Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM): students will practice CAD to drive 3D-printers, computer-controlled laser cutting, and computer-controlled machining.

  • Coding/Programing: students learn to use computers to manipulate machinery.

  • Robotics/Electronics: Electronic automation is driving the next round of technological innovation and disruption. Our students will be prepared to participate.

  • Career Exploration: we partner with local businesses to understand the employment needs of our region, and to help students explore the wide array of careers available to them.

Department Leader: Josh Weissman   jweissma@psdschools.org


PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.