1030 Main St., Manson, IA | Central Office 712-469-2202 | Jr/Sr High 712-469-2245 | Elementary 515-542-3211 | Consortium School 515-576-6967

Career and Technical Education classes at Manson-Northwest Webster give students an academic foundation, along with technical skills and hands-on experience to prepare them for the real world. CTE classes allow students to explore career options and create paths to college and career success.


Teacher: Doug Gaul

Course Offerings:

  • Early Bird Crop Production

  • Small Animal Pet Care

  • Early Bird Farm Management

  • Environmental Science

  • Agricultural Leadership

  • Horticulture

  • Introduction to Agricultural Construction

  • Crop Science

  • Agricultural Science

Building Trades

Teacher: Luke Thoma

Course Offerings:

  • Intro to Construction

  • Construction Lab 1A

  • Site Layout Blueprint

  • Building Science I

  • Building Science II

  • Concrete Theory and Lab

  • Construction Lab 1B


Teacher: Matt Pohlman

Course Offerings:

  • First Tech Challenge

  • 8th Grade Project Lead the Way

  • 7th Grade Project Lead the Way

  • Computer Science

  • Introduction to Computers

  • Web Design

  • Personal Finance

  • Introduction to Business

  • Accounting

  • Early Bird Accounting

Family & Consumer Science

Teacher: Julie Tague

Course Offerings:

Course Offerings:

  • 7th Grade FCS

  • 8th Grade FCS

  • FCS Foundations

  • Food Fundamentals

  • Advanced Foods

  • Restaurant Management

  • Early Bird Introduction to Hospitality

  • Design: Housing and Clothing

  • Child Development

Industrial Tech

Teacher: Brian Nelson

Course Offerings:

  • Advanced Woods

  • Metals Manufacturing

  • 7th Grade Industrial Tech

  • Early Bird Introduction to CAD

  • Early Bird Basic Woodworking

  • Introduction to Construction

  • Laser Manufacturing

  • Mechanical CAD

  • Woods

  • Introduction to CAD

  • First Tech Challenge

  • Exploring Technology


Teacher: Sarah Droste

Course Offerings:

  • Intro to Healthcare

  • Medical Terminology

  • Nurse Aide (CNA)

Our philosophy

Career and Technical Education (CTE) at MNW includes programs that offer a sequence of courses directly related to the preparation of individuals in employment in current or emerging occupations. These programs include competency-based applied learning, which contributes to an individual’s academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, and occupational-specific skills.