Real World Experience
- Job-shadow, internship, or Exploring program
- Work Seminar/Employment Skills
Foundational Required Courses
- Aerospace Engineering
- Principles of Engineering
- College Physics
- Introduction to Engineering Design
In addition to having job-related skills, employers expect their auto technical to have other skills such as:
- Listening Skills
- Effective Communication
- Problem-solving Skills
- Time Management
- Integrity and Honesty
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be awarded postsecondary credits for approved courses by Project Lead the way cooperating colleges and universities. Students with continued interest could enroll in a four-year program of study in aircraft pilot programs at the University of North Dakota or Oklahoma State University.
Jason Koester graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2002 with a Major in Physics and Minor in Math. He taught Physics and Chemistry in Windom, MN for 3 years then moved to Bemidji in the Fall of 2005. He earned of Master of Science in Science from Bemidji State University in 2007 and was certified to teach Aerospace Engineer in the Summer of 2009. Jason has been teaching Physics, Astronomy, Physical Science, and Aerospace since moving to Bemidji. In July of 2017 he earned his Pilot's License to prepare for teaching the pilot ground school course in Aerospace Engineering. Outside of school he enjoys hunting, fishing, traveling and most of all spending time with my family.
Business and Industry Experiences/Partners
Job shadowing internships could be arranged through Bemidji Aviation Services or AirCorps Aviation and instructors.