RHS Engineering Academy
Instructor: Richardson, Bill
My name is Bill Richardson, and I am the teacher/instructor for the Ridgeland High School Engineering Academy. The academy focuses on robotics and mechanical engineering, and highly technical skills throughout its successive years. Students will become skilled in CAD, robotics, additive manufacturing, CNC (subtractive) manufacturing, and design.
AA - Electronics Technology
M.Ed. - History
Ed. Spec. - K-12 administration
National Board Certified Teacher in Career and Technical Education
Certificates & Awards:
- CSWA (Certified SolidWorks Associate)
- National Board Certified Teacher in Career and Technical Education
- US Patent Office Teacher Institute graduate
- Star Teacher 2014 - 2015
- National Robotics Teacher of the Year 20??
- Ridgeland City Make Award 20??
- Madison County Middle Teacher of the Year 20??
- National TSA Mississippi Teacher of the Year 20??
- Raspberry Pi Certified Educator 2018 (Picademy Atlanta)
- Robotics teams coach/mentor
- FCC Radio Licensed since 1991 – Extra Class License
- ARRL Teacher Institute I & II graduate
Microsoft Certified Professional