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"Hands On, Minds On. Collaborative Education."

Technology Engineering and Manufacturing

Check Out Our Classes

Welcome all future Ironmen and Wildcats! High school is an exciting time where you get to explore many of your interests. The technology department offers many classes to get you started in a career path. All freshmen can take Technology Concepts, Introduction to Metals and Woods, Animation and Rendering, Introduction to Engineering, and Geometry in Construction. Be sure to check out each of the pathways below to see what the Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing department holds in your near future. Be sure to reach out to a teacher or your counselor for more information!    See you next fall!
Technology Classes

Begin to explore the vast world of technology and 11 different career clusters in our Technology Concepts Class. Create your own videos and graphics in Digital Media. Develop your own 3D animation scenes in Animation and Rendering. Create community media projects to be presented around town in Advanced Digital Media. All of these classes are a great place to begin your technological design journey.

Engineering Classes

Learn the basics of engineering design as well as 3D and mathematical modeling in Introduction to Engineering. Test your skills and knowledge of mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering in Principles of Engineering. Develop your own building and site plans for your dream house in Civil Engineering and Architecture. Collaborate on community project in STEM Capstone.


Manufacturing Classes

Explore the world of metal and woodworking in Introduction to Metal and Wood Technology. Hone your welding and machining skills while earning Heartland Dual Credit in Metalworking and Advanced Metalworking Technology. Design and build your own custom made furniture in Woodworking and Advanced Technology. Learn Geometry in the context of wood frame construction in Geometry in Construction.



We are the McLean County Unit 5 Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing Department. Our goal mission is to provide each student a "Minds on, Hands On, Collaborative Education." Our curriculum has been developed around the career clusters and community needs. The courses focus on teamwork, collaboration, design, and developing the knowledge, skills, understandings, and applications of our students. We strive to develop lifelong learners and offer many post-secondary opportunities.



Normal Community High School

3900 E. Raab Road

Normal, IL 61761

Normal Community West High School

501 E. Parkside Rd.

Normal, IL 61761

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