• CTE- Technology Education
    Southern Guilford High School 
    5700 Drake RD
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 294- 674-4250


    Instructor, Coach Torry Ellison 
    BS, Technology Education
    MA, Technology Curriculum Education 
    Room: V6
    E-mail: ellisot@gcsnc.com

    Course Overview

    This course focuses on the nature and core concepts of technology, engineering, and design. Through engaging activities and hands-on project based activities, students are introduced to the following concepts: elements and principles of design, basic engineering, problem solving, and teaming. Students apply research and development skills and produce physical and virtual models. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.