About Bollman Technical Education Center

"Bollman Tech's career and technical educational programs prepare students for today’s competitive and dynamic workplace by providing them with essential post-secondary and workforce readiness skills. Each program has an active advisory committee comprised of business professionals, community members, educators and students. These committees provide a current perspective on industry standards and expectations."

Career and Technical Education

"Career and Technical Education educators in Adams 12 Five Star Schools are working on a district curriculum alignment project. The purpose of our work is to answer four fundamental questions (based on Professional Learning Communities):

1) What do we want our students to know?
2) How will we know when they have learned what we want them to?
3) What do we do when students haven't learned what we want them to know?
4) What do we do when students have learned what we want them to know?"

AP Computer Science Program

Computer Science Pathway

  • Design, implement, and analyze solutions to problems
  • Use and implement commonly used algorithms
  • Write solutions fluently in an object-oriented paradigm
  • Write, run, test, and debug solutions in Java
  • Read and understand programs
  • Engineering Program

    STEM Pathway, PLTW

  • Advanced application of the engineering design process
  • Research, define, and validate a technical problem
  • Design, build, and test solutions to the technical problem
  • Work closely with industry professionals who provide mentoring opportunities
  • AP Computer Science

    Instructor: Mrs. Bobbie Bastian

    Mrs. Bobbie Bastian has been a teacher in the Adams 12 Five Star School District for 9 years. This is her 1st year at Bollman Technical Education Center where she teaches Computer Science. She is also the Colorado affiliate for Code.org. She has a BS in Computer Information Systems and a MA in Education. This is her 4th year as a TSA advisor. Over the past 2 years her students have placed nationally in Video Game Design at the middle school level.

    Engineering

    Instructor: Mr. James Koerlin

    Mr. James Koerlin is passionate about engineering. This is his fourth year teaching engineering at Bollman. He has degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University and Industrial Arts from Texas State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has more than 25 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer. He loves designing and introducing young minds to this amazing profession.