• 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.

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    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.

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    CERTIFICATIONS AND ENDORSEMENTS

    Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering - University of Idaho

    Associate of Science - Precision Machine Technology - Rouge Community College

    Minor:  Education

    Teaching Endorsements:  Pre-Engineering, Technology Education, Natural Sciences, Individual Occupational Training and OSHA 10 Hour Construction and General Industry