MaD - Manufacturing and Design

MaD – Manufacturing and Design

Overview David Indreland Emmanuel Valadez

MaD offers many diverse opportunities for students interested in product design and development processes, the principles of design, computer aided design, fabrication and manufacturing process, sustainability, and the principles of business and entrepreneurship. This rigorous sequence of courses and classroom experiences infused with cross curricular problem-based projects and practical applications encourage outcome-based learning and celebrate all students’ achievements. This program also provides students with the skills, experiences and opportunities to access a wide range of post-secondary education and workforce development options.

Manufacturing Excellence on Display at SVMA Challenge

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This past weekend, the manufacturing prowess of local high school students was showcased at the 1st annual SVMA (Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Alliance) Manufacturing Challenge. Among the participants were five talented seniors from the Manufacturing and Design (MaD) program at John F. Kennedy High School, who brought their A-game, to this competition.

MaD at JFK Video!

MaD at JFK Video!

The Manufacturing and Design program at John F. Kennedy is a 3-year career technical education pathway with a focus on college and career readiness. MaD is designed as a rigorous academic specialty program focused on STEM principles in product design and development, fabrication and manufacturing engineering processes.

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