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Mr. Ottina - ATM Lead Teacher
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Mr. Ottina has been a teacher for 22 years. He graduated from UCI with a B.A. in Social Sciences and received a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from CSUDH. Mr. Ottina has taught many levels of mathematics at Lakewood, but he is currently teaching Exploring Computer Science and AP Computer Science A. When not igniting the minds of our techie students, he enjoys racing sailboats!

Applied Technology Magnet Home

The Applied Technology Magnet at Lakewood High School is digital! Students who are interested in technology should choose ATM at Lakewood. The ATM program allows students to learn how people interact with technology and create projects that illustrate that connection. Students can build a computer, program an Arduino, code a Vex robot, create a product, and simulate it using 3D printers or laser cutters. ATM's focus is on "informatics", the practice of living, learning, playing, and creating in tomorrow's digital world. ATM offers students the opportunity to receive college credit while attending high school or concurrently enroll at Long Beach City College. Students who graduate from ATM are ready to participate in today's digital world and find the solutions for tomorrow's challenges.

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Current Happenings

Pathway Support Members

Pathway Lead Teacher- Mr. Ottina

Pathway Counselor - Mr. Kunkle

Pathway Administrator - Mr. Hayes

College & Career Counselor - Ms. Gildon

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Pathway Technical Core

Grade 9 - Using Informational Technology

Grade 10 - Exploring Computer Science

Grade 11 - Mechanical and Robotic Programming

Grade 12 - Product Design

Email your Pathway Booster

President - Lisa Dixon