ABOUT THE TEACHER
Ben Higgs is an accomplished educational practitioner and strategist with over 20 years of classroom experience teaching Engineering /Manufacturing Technology / Shop. Outside of school he enjoys camping, fishing, skiing, and clay target shooting. He coaches shooters at the High School and College level and is a skilled craftsman who enjoys building things in his shop.
ABOUT THE CLASS
The Engineering/manufacturing program at Venture offers students an opportunity to learn real world hands on 21st Century skills. Students learn to use a wide variety of tools in a shop environment as well as problem solving skills needed in today’s workforce.
CERTIFICATIONS AND ENDORSEMENTS
Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering - University of Idaho
Associate of Science - Precision Machine Technology - Rouge Community College
Teaching Endorsements: Pre-Engineering, Technology Education, Natural Sciences, Individual Occupational Training and OSHA 10 Hour Construction and General Industry