A new suite of career-and-technical education spaces at Dubuque Community Schools’ Alta Vista Campus is nearly ready to start serving students.
Work on the $1.8 million addition is expected to wind down by winter break, and school officials expect to start offering programming there when students return at the beginning of January.
“It looks phenomenal, and I think that having that space in the building will really continue to help grow the desire for students to engage in the work that happens in those spaces,” said campus Principal Chris Oberhoffer.
The new addition will provide students with a dedicated woodworking shop, room for the school’s makerspace and a flexible workspace for project-based-learning offerings.
Oberhoffer said the addition of a woodworking shop will provide students with opportunities for equitable programming comparable to…