Mr. Richard Lazar
Phone: (570) 459-3221 ext. 82204, 82122, 82103
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Subject(s): Diesel Technology Level 1
Small Engine Repair
Basic Home Repair
Computer Aided Design
9th Grade Career Exploration Cluster
My name is Mr. Lazar. I hope you have a positive learning experience in my class this year. For my 35th year of teaching in the HASD I have been assigned the following classes:
Diesel Technology Level 1
Introduction to the world of diesel mechanics. Level 1 students begin by gaining a foundation in understanding classification of vehicle types, as well as both safety and tool usage, while gaining valuable skills related to the diesel technology field via completion of task lists.
Small Engine Repair Elective
Small Engine Repair is a lecture/lab class in which you will gain knowledge of both two stroke and four stroke cycle small engines. You will study the components and the operation of these engines and acquire an understanding of how to diagnose and repair problems as well as how to perform basic maintenance.
Construction Technology Elective
The purpose of this course is to introduce career-bound students to a general woodworking shop experience, while learning to work safely with both hand and power tools in order to produce quality examples of projects made out of solid wood, plastics or other materials.
Computer Aided Drafting Elective
The CAD elective is set up for those students who have an interest in undertanding a multitude of precision drawing techniques used by engineers, designers and architects to generate plans and assembly drawings. State of the art Autodesk software is utilized.
Basic Home Repair Elective
The main purpose of Basic Home Repair is to instruct students in an understanding of the tools, techniques and methods used to maintain and remodel homes, while becoming a wise, informed consumer.
9th Grade Careeer Exploration Cluster
This class is setup to give pre vocational students an overview of the traditional building, design, fabrication, and automotive trades. The class is a project based learning experience.