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Academy of Energy and Resource Occupations (AERO)

Academy of Energy and Resource Occupations - AERO

Certified NAF Academy

Porterville High School



The AERO Academy focus is to provide real-world application of the knowledge and skills necessary for the Energy, Construction, and Transportation Industries.  Students receive hands-on instruction in Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels, "Green" Architecture, and Energy Efficiency.

AERO electives include:

  • Architecture
  • Building Trades
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Design (I,II)
  • Automotive Technology (AERO, II, III)
  • Applied Automotive Engineering and Design
  • Machine Woods (I,II)


Principal: Jose Valdez - Email
Pathway Lead: Tom Reed - Email

AERO Advisory Board Chair: Jamie Metz, Retired, Metz Electric