Cheshire High School Manufacturing AcademyBrief Description
A five course sequence over three years in partnership with NVCC prepares students for careers in manufacturing. The courses teach manufacturing math, blueprint reading, metrology techniques and practices, benchwork and layout, manual machining, and CNC programming and operation.
Year Program Started
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered
Manufacturing Production Process, Manufacturing Production
Academic Design and Delivery
Number of courses required to complete or offered in the program:
Total credits required to complete the program:
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA), Credit(s) towards an associate degree, A certificate of completion of a pre-apprenticeship.
Stakeholders participating in program review
Education: This may include a high school diploma or equivalent, postsecondary degree or completion of postsecondary level CTE coursework. Work Experience: This may include completion of a specified number of hours or years of work or apprenticeship experience in the occupational area. Certification: This may include possession of an industry-recognized license or certification. Assessments: This may include the successful completion of testing in CTE subject matter, content area expertise, or other relevant knowledge. Teacher or CTE Training: This may include completion of professional learning or training required for teachers generally, professional learning or training in the CTE field or in a specific occupational area, mentorship experience, or other pedagogical training.
Opportunities to earn credit articulating to the next level of education
Articulation agreements, Dual or concurrent enrollment programs
Yes - We are working currently with our school business partnership to establish these relationships.
FBLA, DECA, and TSA (last year)
Student Recruitment and Engagement
Printed materials, Guidance activities, PTA/PTO presentations
Organizations/resources program utilized to support access and equity efforts
The pre-apprenticeship is a goal of the final year and an option for students who desire this level of WBL.
Program data collection