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Barry Wood

For March 30-April 3, your assignment is to write a general essay that could be used in many scholarship applications.  For NTI assignment purposes, please write or type a 1 ½ -2 page essay on why you should be the recipient of a scholarship, your immediate plans after graduation, and your goals for the next 5 years.


March 16-27:  COVID-19 Assignment:  

 Follow the link to Kentucky Safe Health and Occupational Videos (http://laborcabinetetrain.ky.gov/trackcourses.html).  Once you are at this site, please click on Electrical from the choices in the box.  Choose 8 of the videos and complete the notes sheet found here: Notes Sheet 



Hello, I am Barry Wood and am the Electrical Technology Instructor at Monroe County Area Technology Center.  I earned my Electrical Certification through Bowling Green Technical School and also hold licenses for being a KY Master Electrician and a KY Electrical Contractor.  I have 19 years of combined work and school experience and spent 8 years working for the Industrial Electrical Contractors.


I offer the Skilled Trades Construction Electrical TRACK and the Industrial Electrician Assistant Career Pathways.  Courses included are Circuits I, Electrical Construction I and II, Electrical Motor Controls and Rotating Machinery Electrical Motor Controls.  Successful completion and demonstration of competencies by students can help them to attain the NCCER certification.  I also Co-Sponsor Skills USA.


I am married to Lindsay and we have two children, Travis and Hadley.  In my spare time, I enjoy golfing, hunting, and many other outdoor activities.


What I enjoy most about teaching is being able to help students to learn skills that they can develop into a career.


You are always welcome to contact me by calling (270)487-8261 or by emailing barry.wood@monroe.kyschools.us .

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