Technological Education at St. Michael


Mr. M. Flanagan - Department Head, construction
Mr. K. Barlow - transportation
​Mr. B. Drennan - design, construction
Mr. S. Manzo - manufacturing
Mr. C. Shurgold - communication, electrical
Mrs. K. von Euw - hairstyling & aesthetics

​Welcome to the Technology department...

​​News Flash!            Ontario Skills Competition Winners

Some of our students competed in the Ontario Skills Competition and achieved excellent results.  A silver medal was earned by Jessi E. in hairstyling and aesthetics and also by Ryan R. in individual carpentry.  The team of Launi W., Greg M., Peter G., and Daryn V. captured the gold medal in team carpentry.  Mr. Flanagan and Mrs von Euw are very proud of their efforts and achievement.  Excellent work, Warriors!


​Courses in Technological Education

We offer many different disciplines in technological education.  Students can study courses in construction, electrical techniques, plumbing and sheet metal, manufacturing, communications, design, transportation, and hairstyling and aesthetics.  In most disciplines, students can select a greater immersion into a certain field by choosing a two credit package in Grades 11 and/or 12.  To learn more about the courses offered, check out our course calendar​.

Technological Education Curriculum​​

The goals of the technological education curriculum are to enable students to:
  • gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying technological education; 
  • achieve the level of technological competence they will need in order to succeed in their postsecondary education or training programs or in the workplace; 
  • develop a creative and flexible approach to problem solving that will help them address challenges in various areas throughout their lives; 
  • develop the skills, including critical thinking skills, and the knowledge of strategies required​ to do research, conduct inquiries, and communicate findings accurately, ethically, and effectively;
  • develop lifelong learning habits that will help them adapt to technological advances in the changing workplace and world; 
  • make connections that will help them take advantage of potential postsecondary educational and work opportunities.​

Gra​de 9 & 10
Grade 11 & 12