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Engineering, Robotics and Manufacturing

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Shaker Heights High School 
The Engineering and Science Technologies – Engineering, Robotics, and Machining program is designed to allow students to apply theoretical science and mathematical concepts in a project-based, authentic learning environment. Students will step into the role of engineers, manufacturers, robot operators and programmers, and machinists. The program’s courses engage students in engineering and manufacturing processes to go from student’s initial designs to finished products through fascinating, real-world projects and activities that help students develop thinking and communication skills. Students use a variety of tools, equipment, and machinery including: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Thermal Vacuum Formers, Wind Tunnels, Industrial Robots, and Industrial Mills and Lathes. Students also take from the courses in-demand industry skills and credentials such as: FANUC Handling Tool Operations and Programming, NIMS Level 1 Machining, Autodesk User, OSHA, and more.

Recommended Skills and Traits for Success:

  • Read and comprehend directions
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Ability to work independent and with partners or small groups
  • Ability to follow through on projects
  • Hard working self-starter
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong interest in engineering, science, and/or advanced manufacturing

Professional Pathway:

  • Industrial Robot Operator and Programmer
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Tool and Die Maker

College Credit Opportunities:

  • College Credit Possible

Industry Credentials

  • FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operations & Programming
  • NIMS Machining Level 1
  • Autodesk Inventor Certified User
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hr
  • CPR/AED/First Aid

Club Affiliation:

SHHS Engineering and Robotics Club


Dr. Joe Marencik
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Robotics; Engineering
SHHS Science Department Chair
FANUC Robotics CERT Instructor
Doctorate: Technology Management

Mr. Ben Turner
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Mr. Marty McGuan
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Machining; Engineering
Two Year Program:
Grade 11:
Design: Introduction to Engineering
Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing
Grade 12:
Machining and Manufacturing
Engineering Applications (Physics Course Corequisite)
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