York Community High School

Dual Credit Offerings with College of DuPage

Technical Drafting/CAD


Principles of Physics Technology

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Note:  Dual Credit is available to grades 10-12,   (Grade 10 with Instructors Approval)  Currently, Dual Credit is not available to grade 9 students who take the class.

National Technical Honors Society




Click HERE for the NTHS Application


The application, and required accompanying materials are due by 2/24/2017.


Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 


Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March. 

An induction ceremony will take place in April. 


National Technical Honor Society Website

Industrial Technology

Mission Statement

Industrial Technology courses provide an important link between educational theory and hands-on application. The Industrial Technology curriculum allows the student to explore different career opportunities, experience real-life problem solving situations, and realize the connection between the core subject area curriculum and how it can be applied to a variety of careers.


L to R: Mr. Stolz, Mr. Ross, Mr. Calenberg, Mr. Robak

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Congratulations SkillsUSA State Qualifiers!

Congratulations to the following students who have qualified and will be competing at the State SkillsUSA Competition and Leadership Conference, April 27-29, 2017 in Springfield. 38 students have ...more

SkillsUSA State 2016


Left to right:  Stephanie Cui, Kory Kubycheck, Paige McIntyre, Jordan Wojciechowski, Nathan Tufte, Bob Dirmish, Luke Brush, Mike Mancini, Jake Wendell, Jonathan Tanner, Garret Campbell, John Chlystek, Nick Berger, Danny Mandrella, Noah Neidigh, Sabin Gianelloni, Noah Krauter, Ben Norgle, Mike Falco, Tim Evely, Jeremy Olson, Mike Mancini, Antonio Larocchia.

Congratulations SkillsUSA students!

Congratulations to the following Industrial Technology students who came in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in their respective competitions at the state SkillsUSA meet held in Springfield, IL April 21-23. 


Auto Service Technology....3rd - Jeremy Olson

Screen Printing Technology....2nd - Jake Wendell

Collision Repair Technology.....1st - Mike Falco

Principles of Technical Engineering...1st - Paige McIntyre

Technical Drafting CAD...1st - Jack Chlystek,  2nd - Abby Gundrum,  3rd - Stephanie Cui


All three 1st place winners move on to nationals in Louisville, KY in June.

Congratulations Skills USA National Competitors

YHS Industrial Technology students took 6th in Collision Repair Technology, 10th in the Principles of Technology competition and 25th in the Tech Drafting CAD competitions held at this years SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference. 

The 52nd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference conference took place in Louisville, KY, on June 22-26, 2016. Over 16,000 students, teachers, and business partners attended this week long convention to showcase and celebrate the skills of Career and Technical Education students across the US. 

2016 State SkillsUSA Slideshow

Autos students attend Student Career Expo

Students from the York Automotive program recently attended the I-CAR student career expo. The event which was hosted by the Collision Repair Education Foundation and aimed to expose students to new technology and career opportunities within the collision and repair industry. 


For more information please watch this video (CLICK FOR VIDEO) or contact the program instructor Ron Robak. 

Congratulations SkillsUSA students!

This past February 17-20, 84 York Industrial Technology students took the SkillsUSA State Qualification Test for their particular content area.  Across the State of Illinois, over 1700 students took qualification tests.  Of those 1700 students statewide, 27 York students qualified to compete at the State SkillsUSA Conference and Skills Competition, in Springfield Illinois this April 21-23, 2016.  It is of particular note that we qualified students in every contest we took a written test for! Congratulations go to the following students and the teachers in the Industrial Technology Department!


State SkillsUSA Competition Qualification Results:


Adobe Photoshop:

Danny Mendralla, Jordan Wojciechowski, Abby Brigman, Kory Kubycheck, Dylan Salek


Principles of Technology:

Garrett Campbell, Paige McIntyre


Collision Repair:

Antonio Larocchia, Mike Falco


Power Equipment Technology:

Mike Mancini, Noah Krauter, Luke Brush, Sam Field


Screen Printing Technology:

Jake Wendell, Matthew Shepard, Jonathan Tanner


Technical Drafting CAD:

Stephanie Cui, Noah Neidigh, Ben Norgle, Abigail Gundrum, John Chlystek, Sabin Gianelloni, Nick Berger



Tim Evely, Nathan Tufte



Joseph Alonso


Auto Service Tech

Jeremy Olson


And a special congratulations also goes to the three York students who placed 1st on their respective tests!


Stephanie Ciu  1st place:  Technical Drafting


Antonio Laroccia   1st place:  Collision Repair Technology


Jake Wendell   1st place:  Screen Printing Technology

Congratulations Skills USA Competitors

On Friday December 11th the York Skills USA Automotive and Collision repair students attended a regional Skills USA competition. This competition was held at TCD and involved many schools from the DuPage area. York students placed 1st and 3rd in the collision and refinishing competition. Congratulations competitors!
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Division Course Offerings 2017-2018

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education
Division Chair

Wendy Albert
(630) 617-2408
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Industrial Technology 
Department Leader
Ken Ross
(630) 617-2446
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Department Secretary
Karen Hourihan
(630) 617-2416
Email Me

Calenberg, Daniel
Industrial Tech Teacher dcalenberg@elmhurst205.org
Robak, Ronald
Industrial Technology Teacher rrobak@elmhurst205.org
Ross, Ken
Industrial Tech. Dept. Leader: SkillsUSA Advisor kross@elmhurst205.org
Stolz III, Joseph
Graphic Communications Teacher jstolz@elmhurst205.org

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