Academy of Energy and Resource Occupations (AERO)

Academy of Energy and Resource Occupations - AERO
Distinguished NAF Academy
Porterville High School


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The mission of AERO is to provide students a dynamic, engaging and effective educational experience that prepares students with the skills to be productive citizens in a global society. AERO emphasizes academic preparation for "college and career", with skills for success in the real world. Students work as a team with teachers, businesses, technical experts, and mentors. While focusing on Energy and Engineering Technology as a career field of study, students will be engaged in rigorous core curriculum, integrating demanding technical skills and real world application.
  • Women in Trades Conference 
  • Student Apprenticeship Workshop 
  • World Ag Expo 
  • Industry and Energy Site Tours 
  • Forklift certification
  • OSHA certification
  • SunPower summer camp
  • Grid Alternatives Partnership
  • Cross Pathways House Project
AERO Program of Study includes: 
  • Engine Technology
  • Architectural Design P
  • Renewable Engery
  • Building / Remodeling / Repair
  • Green Technology
  • A-G UC approved core courses
Pathway Lead: Cruz Rivera - email
Advisory Board Chair: Traeger Cotten, Southern California Edison (SCE)
AERO Industry Partners