DEPCO develops and markets educational curriculum for K-12, and the post-secondary market. Product topics include Science, Business, Marketing, and IT; Careers and Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Industrial Automation and Pre-Engineering. The educational market has demanded these products and DEPCO responded by creating some of the most robust curriculum on the market.

CategoryDescription
Building Trades

There will always be a demand for construction technology. This lab introduces students to the building trades through engaging, hands-on activities using actual wiring and plumbing components. Students gain knowledge of a field with growing career possibilities as well as an understanding of the buildings in which they live.

Business, Marketing, and IT

DEPCO’s Business, Marketing, and IT lab uses interactive media, which enables instructors to effectively present a wide range of knowledge and technology skills to students. In addition to developing production skills, students also are totally immersed in the world of business with the exploration of in-depth concepts related to consumerism, entrepreneuralism, marketing, and finance.

Career Explorations

DEPCO’s Career Concepts and Experiences labs introduce middle and high school students to a wide variety of level one and two applied technology subjects in career areas such as science, communication, construction, engineering, FACS, graphics, manufacturing, science, and much more.

Family and Consumer Science

DEPCO’s Family and Consumer Sciences lab includes the Ready 4 Careers and Ready 4 Life programs. Ready 4 Careers is a career exploration program designed for 5th through 8th grade. Basic living skills are taught and reinforced in this DEPCO program. Ready 4 Life incorporates life lessons, skill development and career investigation within the FACS industry. This fun program meets 100% of the national Family and Consumer Sciences’ standards.

Graphic Communications

Students are immersed in the world of graphic communications with the exploration of in-depth concepts related to graphic design, computer animation, desktop publishing, DVD production,
and digital photography.

Health Science

DEPCO’s Health Science Education labs introduce middle and high school students to a wide variety of healthcare careers through curriculum and hands-on experience. Educators can use the curriculum as either independent or lock-step group study.

Industrial Automation and Pre-Engineering (IAP)

DEPCO's Industrial Automation and Pre-Engineering program is a skill-based, hands-on, interactive learning system that promotes higher-level learning. This program utilizes equipment and software that is standard in today’s industries. It provides students with not only the basics, but also the advanced knowledge and troubleshooting skills needed to have the competitive edge in today’s job market. This innovative program is designed as an advanced industrial automation and pre-engineering program ideal for secondary and post-secondary schools.

Industrial Maintenance

DEPCO's Industrial Maintenance program is a skill-based, hands-on, interactive learning system that promotes higher-level learning. This program utilizes equipment and software that is standard in today’s industries. It provides students with not only the basics, but also the advanced knowledge and troubleshooting skills needed to have the competitive edge in today’s job market. This innovative program is designed as an advanced industrial automation and pre-engineering program ideal for secondary and post-secondary schools.

Manufacturing and Pre-Engineering

This program includes the Manufacturing and Pre-Engineering programs. The Manufacturing program is designed for high schools, and teaches students about sophisticated manufacturing technologies using industry standard equipment and software. The Pre-Engineering program is a comprehensive semester or one-year program that helps students prepare for further education so they may attend an area-specific university or program, or obtain a professional career that pertains to engineering.

Science

DEPCO’s Science program includes a Basic and Intermediate program. The Basic program consists of ten 5-day modules that cover a wide range of agricultural-related topics such as aquaponics, food science, and soil science. The Intermediate program follow up to the Science Basics program that covers many advanced topics while incorporating skill development and career investigation into the agriculture industry.

Upcoming Events

Illinois Skills
Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 - Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017


HOSA - Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 - Saturday, Jun. 24, 2017


KY ACTE
Louisville, Kentucky
Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017 - Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

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