Aubrey Ladner Technology Education, (TE) Department Chairperson
Janie Livingston Keyboarding and Recordkeeping
Roy Lockard General Mechanical Repair (GMR)
Suzanne Sobol Coordinated & Technical Education for the Disadvantaged - Food Production, Management and Services (CTED-FPMS)
The Landrum Middle School CATE Department serves 7th and 8th grade students. We strive to give students a well-rounded course of study, which will allow them to make informed decisions for career planning. We also strive to give students technology experiences, which will enable them in their future career planning and course selections.
Technology Education A-Communication, Production, and Construction
Student will learn to function in the shop setting following proper safety rules and shop procedures. They will participate in hands-on activities to simulate manufacturing and construction practices. Students will design , draft and produce a product in the shop.
Technology Education B - Power, Energy, and Custom Production
Students will follow safe and accepted industrial procedures to design, study, and produce a power or energy system. Students will also design, draft and produce a wood project of their choice using proper woodshop safety and procedures.
General Mechanical Repair
The GMR program is one in which students have the opportunity to develop skills in three areas of Career and Technology. The areas covered are: Small Engine Repair, Minor Automotive Maintance and Introduction to Welding. The objective of GMR is to offer students the opportunity to apply basic skills in a laboratory setting that simulates the work place. Combining the application and reinforcement of these basic skills with the aquisition of skills to enter high school CATE programs. These students are provided an opportunity to aquire knowledge that will make the successful through their high school years and beyond.
In this course, students develop computer keyboard mastery techniques. They learn to type by touch, increase their speed and accuracy, acquire a basic knowledge and utilization of Micro Type Pro Software, create letters, reports, and format other documents. Students are introduced to computer terminology and word processing. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive one half high school credit.
In recordkeeping students are taught skills that will be applicable to their everyday life (home and job). They learn to make responsible decisions in handling finances. The course covers: budgets, credit, financial planning, banking, business forms, payroll calculations, handling money and information on office procedures. Upon successful completion of the course, students are provided one half high school credit.
Coordinated and Technical Education for the Disadvantaged - Food Production, Management and Services
The goal of the CTED-FPMS program is to provide the students with vocational training and experiences that could lead to employment in the food service industry. ( For students only grades 9 - 12 )