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Contact Us Gregory SimonSupervisor Gregory Simon is the supervisor of the academy for  Digital Design | Fabrication Academy. A graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology's College of Architecture and Design, he also holds a Masters degree in administration and supervision from Saint Peter's College and has been in the district since 2005. In addition...

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Engineering Design

Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) is a high school engineering course in the PLTW Engineering Program. In IED, students explore engineering tools and apply a common approach to the solution of engineering problems, an engineering design process. Utilizing the activity-project-problem-based (APB) teaching and learning pedagogy, students progress from completing structured activities to solving open-ended...

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D|FAB News

D|FAB NEWS HTHS’ Junior Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Meets with Counterparts at Columbia University November 11, 2020November 11, 2020D|FAB News, High Tech High School, HTHS (Secaucus, NJ–November 9, 2020) The junior chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at High Tech High School started the year off by attending a panel...

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D|Fab Contact Us

Gregory Simon is the supervisor of the academy for  Digital Design | Fabrication Academy. A graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology's College of Architecture and Design, he also holds a Masters degree in administration and supervision from Saint Peter's College and has been in the district since 2005. In addition to his role...

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D|FAB CTE Courses

The Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) prepares students for college-level study and/or careers in architecture, fine art, interior design, urban planning, industrial design, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, automotive technology, digital fabrication, wood technology, and computer programming. Freshmen rotate through Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses throughout the year. They are also exposed...

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Industrial Design & Animation

Industrial designers design products conceiving, making, and producing the things we use in our everyday lives. This course is designed to integrate thinking and making, cultivating students prepared to meet the challenges of our time. Students will utilize industry-standard software including Autodesk Inventor, 3Ds Max Design, Solidworks and others to develop innovative products while...

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Wood Technology

Wood Technology courses include both design and fabrication; students in wood technology will work hand-in-hand with other CTE students to design and build projects. Coursework includes not only design and fabrication but also computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM). Students will first be introduced to the technology of woodworking: jointer, planer, table saw, band saw,...

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Mechatronics–Robotics

Engineering Tech students focus their education and training on the necessary technical skills and the correlated mathematics, science, and technology needed to enter the changing field of engineering technology & automation. This program utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose, test, repair, fabricate, and replace parts and components. Course topics may include fundamental concepts of robotics,...

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Computer Programming

This interdisciplinary major involves the design and development of computing systems applications. This major has roots in mathematics, engineering and applications. Students will learn a variety of programming languages such as Java, C, and C++, that will enable them to create independent projects in programming developing, code writing, and even web design. Through this...

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