155 Ayers Street, Barre VT 05641

Phone: (802) 476-6237

Fax: (802) 476-4045

What We Do

In this the three-block Exploratory Tech class, students will learn foundational skills to prepare them to be successful in a Career Center Program in their junior and/or senior years.

Exploratory Technology students balance their time between practicing their academic skills and shadowing in all CVCC programs, giving students a chance to explore career pathways and opportunities provided by Career and Technical education.

The Exploratory Technology Program follows a curriculum that emphasizes the development of critical thinking, reasoning, and problem solving skills. Students learn applied academic and technical skills designed to prepare them for success in any technical program at CVCC.

 

* All Exploratory Technology students will be required

to safely operate hand and power tools as they

complete technical projects. *

 

Opportunities

Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - A full academic education experience

 - Basic First Aid and CPR Certification

 - Time spent participating in every program at the Career Center

 

Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.

 

MATH

Major Proficiencies: 1. Modeling   2. Number & Quantity   5. Geometry

Minor Proficiencies: 3. Algebra   5. Statistics

 

SCIENCE

1. Physical Science   2. Physical Science   3. Life Sciences

 

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

1. Inquiry (1.a)    1. Inquiry (1.b)    1. Inquiry (1.c)

 

ENGLISH & LITERACY

1. Reading   2. Writing   3. Writing   4. Speaking & Listening   5. Speaking & Listening   6. Language

 

WORK-BASED LEARNING

1. Career Exploration   2. Career Clusters   3. Career Readiness   4. Work Readiness   5. Reading   6. Writing   7. Speaking & Listening   8. Digital Citizenship   9. Creative Communicator

 

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

1. Communication   2. Self-Direction   3. Problem Solving   4. Citizenship   5. Integrative Thinking

 

See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

- Textbook

- Recommended Reading Level

- Recommended Math Skills

- CVCC Safety Exam

and more!

Instructor Information

Instructor: Timothy Hammond

thammcvcc@buusd.org

Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 2134

Education that works.

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