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Manufacturing Program Overview

Sam Barlow High School's Metals & Manufacturing Program provides students with a variety of skills and knowledge for a career in today's high tech manufacturing industry. Students also receive valuable hands-on experiences related to mechanical engineering, miling and machining. Courses are structured to train students for a technical degree in welding or machining at the community college level, or a four-year degree in engineering. The program provides training in stick welding (SMAW), MIG welding (GMAW), and TIG welding (GTAW). Precision machining is also taught using the engine lathe and milling machine. Students in the program will be well prepared for their future career.

Manufacturing Sequence of Courses

About the Instructor


Aaron Ingoglia is the Metal & Manufacturing instructor at Sam
Barlow High School. Having years of experience in manufacturing, he understands the
great need for well-trained individuals in welding, machining and engineering. He holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Industrial
Technology, as well as attending the School of Education, at he University of
North Dakota. Aaron is a firm believer that quality is better than quantity and that creating a
strong work ethic is essential to success in the future.

Gresham-Barlow School District's Commitment to Career Technical Education

The Gresham-Barlow School District is commited to creating high quality pathways from education to the workforce. We prioritize partnership, collaboration, innovation and leveraged resources to provide high quality programs. All Career-Technical Education (CTE) Programs in this school district are accessible to all students. The district will take steps to ensure that race, color, gender, national origin, disability, or the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in CTE programs.