Mrs. Piatkowski is the STEM Integration Specialist and Lead Instructor for P-TECH OHM. P-TECH is a nationally recognized program that stands for Pathways in Technology Early College High School. P-TECH OHM offers an integrated high school and college curriculum with a focus on careers and STEM concepts providing students a hands-on education through project based learning. Upon completion of the six year program students will receive an AAS in Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology from MVCC.
Mrs. Piatkowski holds a Permanent New York State Teaching Certification in Technology Education. Additionally, she is certified to teach the following Project Lead the Way courses: Introduction to Engineering Design, Digital Electronics, and Engineering Design and Development.
For the nine years prior to working at OHM BOCES Mrs. Piatkowski was employed at several schools in Central New York. She worked from 2003-2005 at Rome Free Academy, where she taught CAD, Technical Drawing, Architectural Drawing, Design and Drawing for Production, Basic Electronics, and Transportation. From 2005 - 2011 she worked for the Jamesville - DeWitt Central School District, where she taught PLTW IED, PLTW DE, PLTW EDD, Woodworking, Architecture, Graphic Communications, Sixth Grade Technology, and Seventh Grade Technology. From 2011-2012 she taught Eighth Grade Technology at Poland Central School. She moved to OHM BOCES in the Fall of 2012 and for three years prior to becoming the STEM Integration Specialist for P-TECH she taught STEM Academy (Freshman Foundations and Sophomore Seminar) and the New Visions Engineering Technology, Nanotechnology, and Legal Studies programs.
During the summer Mrs. Piatkowski teaches summer camps at both OHM BOCES and Mohawk Valley Community College.