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MFGMonkey Episode 8 Eric Barge: Diploma V.S. Certificate

April 23, 2020

Today we talk with my good friend Eric Barge. We discuss what skills kids are getting at career tech Schools V.S. traditional high school.  We also delve into "College for All" being falsely advertised to our kids we talk about how schools are doing a disservice  to students by not focusing on information Literacy, Financial Literacy, and Computer Science Literacy. Then following all that up with New College vs Old College -2-year / 4-year certificates V.S. Associates V.S. Bachelor. 

Eric Barge, Engineering and Architectural Design Instructor


  • Tech-Prep: Pre-Engineering Program PIQUA HIGH SCHOOL 
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON – Dayton, Ohio: Education 
  • EDISON STATE COLLEGE – Piqua, Ohio: Mechanical Engineering Design
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON – Dayton, Ohio: Mechanical Engineering 

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