Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Instructor: Rafe Snell

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Cluster includes a variety of job opportunities: Aerospace Engineers, Aviation Mechanics, Architectural Managers, and Industrial Ecologists to name a few.  At the Harrison County Aerospace Aviation Academy housed at Bridgeport High School, you will learn the basics of aviation, aerospace, and engineering, while using flight simulators, designing airplane parts, and launching rockets. If you enjoy solving problems and thinking outside the box, a career in a STEM field may interest you.

OSHA

OSHA 10 is a 10-hour online training course "that covers critical workplace safety topics.  Entry-level employees with this certification have industry-specific knowledge and skills that help prevent injuries and keep workplaces safe and productive."  

OSHA 10 Hour Training Website

Governor’s Workforce Credential

The Governor's Workforce Credential is the highest award that a WV CTE student can earn.  Students must obtain at least a 3.0 overall GPA, earn at least 1 industry or state-approved credential, have at least a 95% attendance rate, pass 2 random drug tests, receive at least a 95% score on their CTE Portfolio, and earn a specific score on the NOCTI assessment in order to earn this honor.  

Governor's Workforce Credential (SWAY)

EVERFi

Everfi houses a variety of online courses for which students can earn certificates, including Financial Education, Health and Wellness, and College and Career Readiness.  These courses "bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with skills they need for success- now and in the future."

Everfi Website

NOCTI

NOCTI is the leading provider of industry credentials and resources for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation. With over 50 years of experience, NOCTI is a pioneer in creating customized and standardized credentialing solutions and is a valuable partner in the CTE community’s efforts to improve America’s workforce.  Some NOCTI assessment scores can be used to obtain college credit. 

NOCTI Website

For questions regarding this program of study, contact Aerospace and Aviation Academy Teacher Rafe Snell at rjsnell@k12.wv.us.