• Madison Central High School
    Engineering Career Academy


    2017-18 PROMO VIDEO HERE


    Our mission is to prepare students interested in pursuing any engineering or other STEM-related career for the rigorous curriculum at a 2-year or 4-year college and provide authentic workforce training.
     
    Click HERE for the Objectives of the Academy of Engineering.
     
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    CLICK HERE TO WATCH A QUICK VIDEO AND  HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PLTW CURRICULUM THAT IS BEING USED IN THE ENGINEERING CAREER ACADEMY CLASSES AT MCHS & ROSA SCOTT


    SKILLS YOU WILL MOST LIKELY NEED AS AN ENGINEERING STUDENT IN COLLEGE:
    • Technical Writing Skills (APA Style)
    • Mechanical Skills/Measurement
    • Programming
    • Excel for Statistical Analysis and more
    • Technical Presentation Skills / Public Speaking
    • Sketching Engineering Drawings - 3D modeling (CAD)
    • Data Collection, Analysis, and Error Analysis

     

    BENEFITS OF THIS PROGRAM:
    • Possible Scholarships
    • Principles of Engineering and Engineering Design and Development courses count as a Science or Advanced Elective
    • Engineering Electives are weighted
      • 5% for IED, POE, DE & EDD
      • 10% for AP CSP
    • College Prep - Engineering Coursework using Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum
    • Part of a Cohort Study Group
    • Smaller Class Sizes
    • Decide if and/or which STEM-related field suits you
    • Engineering Academy courses only take up one Block
    PRE-REQUISITES for Rising 9th , 10th or 11th Graders
    • Completed Algebra I 
    • Completed Online Application



    CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION 

    ** OPEN FROM JANUARY 22 THROUGH MARCH 2, 2018 **

    Click HERE for a printable flyer.           
    • Completed 'Online' Application is REQUIRED for acceptance into the program 
    • DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE IS MARCH 2, 2018
     
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    NOTE: Engineering is NOT on the course choice sheet. Students chosen to participate in the academy will be notified by their counselor to revise their course selections for the 2018-2019 school year.  Click HERE for the Engineering Academy Course Listings.

    Questions can be directed to:

    Michelle Robinson
    mrobinson@madison-schools.com
    OR
    Cam Ogletree
    cogletree@madison-schools.com 
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