Articles by Dr. Jim Benson, DTE, President Emeritus, Bemidji State University

Below are four articles written Dr. Benson for publication by the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association

Article 1: Can You Imagine? Would You Believe!

Article 2: The Envelope, Please!

Article 3: Following Old Paths or Charting New Territory?

Article 4: Preparing for The Perfect Storm A Perspective on STEM.

All articles were posted with permission from Dr. Benson

"Tricks of the Trade” Techniques on How to Manage your Classroom, Lab and Job Site Safely; Increase Student Achievement; Develop Mastery Teaching Skills ~ Dave Rasmussen; Retired Technology & Engineering Teacher. With Additional Excerpts from: Wisconsin and Minnesota Technology and Engineering Teachers

The Anoka Hennepin School District 11 Vocational & Technology Education Safety Manual

Safety Manual Cover

Chapter One: General HS Safety

Chapter Two: Communications Technology

Chapter Three: Construction Technology

Chapter Four: Energy & Power Technology

Chapter Five: Manufacturing Technology

Chapter Six: Transportation Technology


Lab Class Size Safety - Minnesota Laboratory Safety Formula

Past Survey Information

Washington State Safety Guide for Career and Technical Education

Pennsylvania State Safety Guide for Career and Technical Education


All above publications are in PDF format