Upton, Bryan

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Name: Bryan Upton
Program: Construction Technology
Grade: 9th - 12th
My name is Bryan Upton and I began teaching at the Etowah County Career Technical Center in April 1997. The most enjoyable aspects in teaching are helping students develop their learning, employability, and construction skills.

My work experience includes: concrete, industrial, residential, residential remodeling, and light commercial remodeling construction. I am happily married with two little girls.

Education: BS in Building Construction, Auburn University, 1989

MS in Business Administration, UAB, 1993

National Board Certified Teacher

Highly Qualified Teacher in Career Technical Education

Highly Qualified Teacher in Mathematics

AGC Certified Construction Instructor

NCCER Certified Construction Instructor

Alabama Home Builders License
About My Program.........
Construction Technology is a part of Architecture and Construction Career Cluster and the Power, Structure, and Technical Systems Pathway.The program is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills within a safe and appropriate workplace setting. The active, structured, and stimulating environment simulates the workplace setting and enhances the students' abilities to adapt to an ever-changing job market. Classroom and shop experience include:layout, fabrication, assembly, installation, and repair of structural units. Instruction emphasizes proper care, use and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment; common systems of frame construction; drafting, blueprint reading, estimating materials and costs, applied math and the use of computers. The successful trainee should have good eye sight, manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and be able to stand for long periods of time.