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Ed Birkey

Fort Dodge Senior High School

Industrial Technology Department

SkillsUSA Advisor

1st Robotics Advisor


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1986                 A.A.  Iowa Central Community College-General Education

1990                 B.S. Mankato State University-Technology Education

2012                 M.S. Bemidji State University- Career and Technical Education

Teaching Experience:

1990-1996:        Central Lyon Community School District

1996-2001:        Manson Northwest Webster Community School District

2001-2003:        Storm Lake Community School District

2003-2009         MOC-FV Community School District

2009-Present     Fort Dodge Community School District



2007:        U.S. Air Force Outstanding Technology Teacher Award Recipient

2012:       National Education Essay Winner for the American Woodworker Magazine-"Win a Shopbot Contest"


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Introduction to CAD

Navigate to Moodle 

Introduction to Woods

Introduction To Engineering 

Applied Woods Technology

Architectural Modeling


Student Awards


 2011 Contest Medalist
Solid Modeling:  Aaron Haubrich
(Click Above link for picture)

2012 Contest Medalist
Solid Modeling:  William Stephenson
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2013 Contest Medalist
Solid Modeling: Joeseph Walston
Intro to CAD/AUTOCAD: Hawkins Bell
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2010 State Medal Winners
Gold- Cabinetmaking
Grant West
Silver- Technical Drafting Aaron Haubrich
Silver-Power Equipment Nicolas Lentsch

2011 State Medal Winners
Gold-Cabinetmaking Grant West
Gold- Technical Drafting Aaron Haubrich
Silver- Collision Repair Cody Anderson
Silver- Power Equipment Michael Dunbar
Silver-Auto Refinishing
Dustin Dunn
Bronze- Technical Drafting Joseph Walston

2012 State Medal Winners
Gold-Cabinetmaking Grant West
Gold- Technical Drafting Joseph Walston
Gold- Residential Wiring Nathan Sunken
Gold- Architectural Drafting Alex Stephenson
Gold- National T-Shirt Design Alex Stephenson
Gold- Welding Sculpture- Erin Kleineweber
Silver- Power Equipment Clint Dencklau
Silver- Technical Drafting Nathan Wook
Silver-Cabinet Making- Bennett Lang
Silver-Residential Wiring Michael Mills
Bronze- Technical Drafting Andre Flores
Bronze- Cabinetmaking- Zach Provin
Bronze- Carpentry  Jay Strait
Bronze-Team Works
Kyle Brown, Tanner Clymer, Jordan Schild, and Kevin Strunk

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