Consolidated School District of New Britain
Consolidated School District of New Britain

THE ACADEMY OF MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (MET)



Overview/Mission
The Academy of Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology (MET) prepares students for career opportunities in programming, database administration, web design and administration, digital networks, and other areas in the expanding digital workplace. In addition, Juniper Networks has agreed upon a program of study, linked to NAF assessments, that will qualify students for its professional training program and earn a Juniper certificate. This Academy also answers an acute need for engineers in this country by educating high school students in the principles of engineering, and providing content in the fields of electronics, biotech, aerospace, civil engineering, and architecture. Academies use curriculum from Project Lead The Way, Inc. (PLTW), They also benefit from support provided by National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).

Students involved in the NBHS STEM Technology Academy will be involved in any or all of the following activities:
•  Career exploration
•  Field trips to STEM facilities
•  Laboratory experiences
•  Job Shadowing
•  Sercice Learning
•  Other as identified by students, teachers, mentors and related stakeholders



Pathway/Classes for Students

As part of the academy, students will complete four classes related to manufacturing, engineering, and/or technology.

One suggested pathway is reccomended by the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Program.


PLTW PATHWAY

Grade 9 or 10: Principles of Engineering
Grade 9 or 10: Intro to Business/Ethics
Grade 11 or 12: Select one:
Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Specialization)
Civil Engineering and Architecture (Specialization)
[Section Under Construction]

For more information about individual classes, check out the Program of Studies






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