Phone: 208-667-7460 Ext. 46047


Degrees and Certifications:

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

Ben Higgs


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.



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.