OFFICE OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
JACKSON COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
The Jackson County Area Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with the regulations implementing Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ,Revised 1992, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. For more information, contact Tim Tankersley at the Jackson County Area Technology Center, P.O. Box 1509, McKee, Kentucky 40447, (606)287-2163.
TIM TANKERSLEY, INSTRUCTOR
The Automotive Technology Program offers instruction in systems such as engines, fuel, on-board computers, transmissions, steering, suspension and brakes is the basis of this program. Knowledge of the various systems is used to develop skills in troubleshooting, performing preventive maintenance, servicing and repairing automobiles.
EDWARD MAUPIN, INSTRUCTOR
The carpentry program is designed to prepare students for employment in the residential and commercial construction industries. Students are involved in blueprint reading, layout, fabrication, foundation, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs of structures. Students will use several forms of materials such as wood, metal, plastics, fiberglass, Styrofoam, and concrete in the construction process. Training will emphasize instruction in the care and safe use of hand and power tools.
RACHEL HILLARD, INSTRUCTOR
The Health Sciences Program provides the secondary student with orientation, exploration, and preparation into the health care industry. Courses are sequenced to provide continuous student progress toward achievement of a certificate. The integration of mathematics, science, communication and technical knowledge is a vital component of each course offering. The program is designed for students who desire entry level training and/or plan to enroll in a post secondary program in one of many occupational areas in the health field.
JERALD GILBERT, INSTRUCTOR
The Welding Program prepares students for industry or other job related fields. Welding students are presented with the knowledge to weld various types of metal using several methods and processes. Students are training in layout, blueprint reading, work orders, job site safety, and estimating materials for the job.
WOOD MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
MARVIN WILDER, INSTRUCTOR
This diverse program is designed to provide broad-based training for entry level employees in the secondary wood processing industry. Students are exposed to an array of tasks ranging from product design to installation of finished products including furniture, cabinetry, and millwork.