Bend Tech Academy at Marshall High School

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Academics at Bend Tech Academy at MHS

Individually Focused. Committed to All.

When Bend-La Pine Schools students graduate, they should come equipped to do the following:

  • Persevere when faced with challenges
  • Value and exercise creativity
  • Discover how critical thinking skills are used across disciplines
  • Become a functioning member of a team
  • Exercise effective communication and presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of taking initiative
  • Learn about various aspects of leadership and develop those skills
  • Adapt and problem solve
  • Manage time and create a plan for accomplishing a task or goal
  • Know how to find reliable, accurate information

Career Academies: CTE Pathways

This fall, Bend Technical Academy at Marshall High School will begin offering new CTE pathways for students. Principal Sal Cassaro is excited to lead Marshall with a focus on allowing students to pursue their passions in career and tech fields within a small school environment. The new CTE pathways include STEM engineering, construction technologies, business and marketing, and health occupations. These programmatic changes will continue to evolve and take shape throughout the school year and will continue to include key input from students and staff.

BTA CTE Academy Brochure

  • Construction Technology Academy – The Construction Tech Academy will teach students the technical skills necessary to be employed within this diverse industry. Skills such as blueprint reading, power tools, wall framing, electrical, cabinet making, plumbing, finish carpentry and others will be taught to students followed with an industry certification process and apprenticeship.
  • Engineering Academy – The STEM and Engineering Academy focuses on building 21st century skills including: problem solving, teamwork, initiative, self-direction, and career development. We empower students to discover their interests and aptitudes, along the pathway to postsecondary success. Students will learn technical skills in the areas of robotics and automation, electricity and alternative energy, introduction to computers, and 3D modeling.
    • Business Leadership Academy– The Business and Leadership Academy focuses on the business and entrepreneurial needs of Oregon's students as they prepare to enter and succeed in the world of business. The careers in this area span virtually every industry in the world. Studies in Business and Management focus on the commonalities among most businesses, including concepts like personnel management, marketing, planning, finance, and resource management, and entrepreneurship.
    • Health Academy - The Health Sciences Academy orients students to careers that promote health, wellness, and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases. Work locations are varied and may be in hospitals, medical or dental offices or laboratories, medevac units, sports areas, space centers or within the community. Students who are unsure about a potential career academy interest will have an opportunity to engage in life and career planning though a required Careers class. See the College and Career tab on our web site for more information.

    AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program through instructional strategies. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.


    Curriculum Guide