As Technology Teacher at Cazenovia High School: -Taught Technology courses since 1989. -Written the curricula for many electives including Introduction to Robotics, and Introduction to Programming. - CTE department leader since 1999. A department of 10 people including Agricultural Science, Business, FACS, Tech, and Engineering teachers. -Written curricula, promoted STEM and CTE courses, and integrated Math, Science, and ELA. -Started www.nyelectrathon.com in 2005, and was the advisor for the first high school Electrathon racing team in upstate NY. As Core Training Instructor for PLTW: -Teach high school teachers nationwide the (CIM) Computer Integrated Manufacturing curricula at colleges around the country including: Rochester Institute of Technology, University of South Florida, Sinclair Community College (Dayton, OH), Oregon Institute of Technology, Cal Poly Pomona, and the University of Kentucky. -Started www.chrisandjimcim.com: a CIM education website. 1000+ hits per day worldwide. -Have helped in all aspects of writing and maintaining the CIM curriculum over the last nine years.
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Most Recent Awards: 2016: PLTW NAtional Engineering Teacher of the Year 2013: Selected as Society for Manufacturing Engineers PRIME School 2012: Selected as a PLTW Model School 2011: Central NY Technology Teacher of the Year 2011: Central NY Technology Department of the Year
1998-Present Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY M.S. Engineering Technology. In Progress. 1989-93 SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY M.S. Technology Education. 1984-89 SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY B.S. Industrial Arts/ Technology Education.
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