Phone: 440-349-6262

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Degrees and Certifications:

BS Technology, Kent State Masters in Education, Ashland University

Mr. Joseph M. Ferencie

Mr. Ferencie is a 1992 alumnus of Solon High School and he is the sole member of the Technology & Engineering Department. In his 15th year of teaching, he greatly enjoys challenging students to think in ways they are not used to and asking them to design solutions to problems.
 
He has been the designer and technical director for the SHS Drama Club since 1998 and Music In Motion since 2010. He is the Manager of SHS's TV station, Solon Education Television and coordinates Comet Productions the student production team that film SHS sports and concerts.
 
He spent five years as Lead of Technical Services at Sea World of Ohio, supervising installation and maintenance of park audio, visual, effect and laser systems. He also worked as a Replay and Headset Technician for Major League Baseball for four seasons. He is an amateur expert on World War II, and in his “free time”enjoys backpacking, camping and watching baseball, football and spending time with his wife, Heather, and their sons, Joseph, Grant and Daniel.
 
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Class Materials List (Spring 2022)

AutoCAD I

Students will complete all drawings on the PC's in computer lab 185. Students can also create a FREE student account and download AutoCAD onto a home PC. Be warned...this program is large and takes time to download/install. Students should use their solonschools.net email address at this link: Autodesk Educational. We will be using AutoCAD 2022 in class.

AutoCAD II

Students will complete all drawings on the PC's in computer lab 185. Students can also create a FREE student account and download AutoCAD onto a home PC. Be warned...this program is large and takes time to download/install. Students should use their solonschools.net email address at this link: Autodesk Educational. We will be using AutoCAD 2022 in class.

Robotics

Students will use Robot kits provided in class. Arduino programming will occur 4th quarter in the 185 computer lab. A USB drive may be used to save programs. 

Woods & Home Construction Technology

Students will need a folder or binder to collect the notes and handouts provided in class.