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Mr. Granger

Ryan Granger started his teaching career at SHS in 2016 after working in the construction/carpentry field for over twenty years. Mr. Granger ran his own remodeling business out of Hampton, NH, for over ten years and, prior to this, worked for construction, drywall and remodeling companies in Nashua, NH, San Diego, CA, and Santa Cruz, CA. Mr. Granger graduated from the University of New Hampshire’s Thompson School with a degree in Construction Management.  A third generation carpenter, he is passionate about the field and eager to share this passion - along with his knowledge and skills - with his students. Outside of school, Mr. Granger enjoys spending time with his family, watching his kids’ sporting events, fishing, boating, surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding.

Students working

Welcome to Construction Technology


 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 1 (formerly Building Trades)

Course# 825, Grade 11, 2 Credits, Year 

In this course, you will learn basic residential carpentry techniques beginning with a comprehensive unit on workplace and tool safety and progressing through residential framing techniques. Units of study will include tool selection and usage, plan reading, layout, footings and foundations, and floor and wall systems. You should be comfortable on ladders and with working outside in a variety of conditions. Students will complete projects such as sheds, decks, and additions as part of this program. Students are required to have proper work boots and clothing.


CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 2 (formerly Building Trades)

Course# 827, Grade 12, 2 Credits, Year

In Construction Technology 2, you will expand on your skills from the first year and learn more advanced skills in areas such as roof and stair framing, siding systems, insulating, window installation, roofing, and finish work. Students will complete more advanced projects in this course. You are required to have proper work boots and clothing.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in Construction Technology 1.


How to Use a Table Saw

Core Competencies


NH State Competencies Building Trades