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Warren Technical School

Dekalb County Schools


Program Overview

The Warren Tech construction program provides its students several hands-on learning opportunities in the classroom, live work lab and work-based learning site. Carpentry, Electrical Wiring and Masonry are the three skilled trades areas students will be introduced to. Students learn the basics of safety, hand and power tool use, employability skills, blueprint reading, communication skills and construction math.


In addition to the classroom and laboratory activities, our students will also have an opportunity to participate in various educational experiences as well as community service projects. When students complete the pathway, they will exit Warren Tech with industry certifications, work experience, strong social skills and job placement assistance.


Skills USA Georgia

Construction student competing in Carpentry competition
Warren Technical School's Construction program is a part of the the Career and Technical School Organization (CTSO) SkillsUSA. The students have had the opportunity to compete in competitions such as Carpentry, Residential Wiring, Plumbing, Masonry, Construction Technology and T-shirt Design.
SkillsUSA is a nataional, nonprofit organization that has developed more than 10 million workers through active partnerships between employers and educators. Hundreds of American industries have turned to SkillsUSA as the source for employees who exemplify "Champions at Work" in both skills and attitudes. 


SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. At the heart of this mission are SkillsUSA's core values: integrity, responsibility, citizenship, service and respect. SkillsUSA Georgia is focused on serving high school students involved in Architecture, Construction, Communication, Cosmetology, Public Safety, and Transportation pathways.

CTSO's are co-curricular organizations with leadership programs and competitive events which reflect current curriculum standards and competencies for the instructional programs they serve. Teachers infuse the CTSO's activities into the instructional activities, thereby helping stuidents see the real world value of their academic studies.  

Students at Work!