Welcome to Industrial Technical Arts

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    “Industrial Arts: Those phases of general education which deal with industry — its organization,  materials, occupations, processes, and products — and with the problems of life resulting from the industrial and technological nature of society.”
    —Gordon O. Wilbur

    “Industrial arts is more than thing-making. It includes much in addition to tool-using. Though many enjoy using tools to make things, the value of the industrial arts shop is not limited to such enjoyments. The student should be forming, shaping, assembling and experimenting with ideas as well as with hand tools, materials, machines, and projects.”
    —William J. Micheels

    Welcome to the RFH Industrial Technical Arts Department!  Our teachers and staff are excited to provide challenging and rewarding curricula centered upon your students immersing themselves in the tasks at hand.  Extensive planning, problem solving, critical thinking, and technical skills will enable your students to understand the demands of various future career opportunities. From graphic design and engineering to traditional woodworking, your students learn how to apply our design process to all different disciplines. Our staff is looking forward to working with your students through a productive and successful school year!  

    Curriculum guides for the RFH Industrial Arts Department can be found below. Please direct any questions related to department curricula and policies to Mr. Jon Pennetti, the Supervisor of STEM, at either jpennetti@rumsonfairhaven.org or 732-842-1597, x554. 

    Immediate questions related to individual student performance should be directed to the child’s teacher.

Department Supervisor