The Carpentry program is a MA Department of Elementary and
Secondary Education (DESE) Career Technical Education (CTE), Chapter 74
approved program and provides both finish carpentry and house building
instruction. Students are taught design, layout and dimension, cabinet
assembly and installation, as well as finish carpentry skills.
Extended activities include, inside construction, remodeling, and
‘green building’ construction projects within the school and off campus.
Course content includes the identification and application of house
building and mill work carpentry theory, the use of hand and power
tools, the study of environmentally sound building materials and
building codes, and the identification of career opportunities in the
Carpentry field. Integrated into these courses are the Massachusetts
Core Curriculum Frameworks (Science, Math, and English/Language Arts).