Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Benson

Hello! My name is Mr. Benson. I am currently teaching Careers and Employment Skills (7th and 8th Grade) and Exploring Personal Character and Careers (6th Grade). I have obtained a Bachelors of Science in Education from North Carolina State University and an Associates of Science from Wake Technical Community College. As for licensure, I am currently licensed in Technology, Engineering, and Design Education, 6-9 Mathematics, and 6-9 Science.

In this class, students will work through an array of different modules pertaining to an array of different careers connecting to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Careers being studied will include:
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Intro to Child Development
  • Home Maintenance Fundamentals
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Intro to Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Personal Finance
  • Energy and Power
  • Flight and Drone Technology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
All modules will be assigned to students digitally through the Paxton Patterson learning system. The link to Paxton Patterson will be provided below and on Google Classroom.
Paxton Patterson Modules: 
Students will create an account during class. Students will then be assigned to a specific module once registered.


For any questions, please feel free to email or call me at:




Phone: (919) 639-6000