Audio Visual Technology

Audio & Visual Technology

  • In this field students will work with high-end equipment and cutting edge technology. Students will apply artistic talent to practical problems and learn visual arts principles that will align them with the necessary skills and techniques to work in a variety of creative design and entertainment fields. Creative students who see themselves designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing or publishing multimedia content will want to pursue courses in this pathway.
    Students can participate in recording the history of Chief Leschi Schools through photography, yearbook, and video.

Career Opportunities in Puyallup Tribe

  • The Audio & Visual Technology Pathway can lead you to:

    • Chief Leschi Schools
      • Fine Arts Teacher
      • Communications
      • Technology Department
    • Emerald Queen Entertainment
    • Media & Marketing
    • Events Crew
    • Puyallup Tribal Communications

Post-High Education Opportunities

    • Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts
    • Associates of Applied Science Broadcast Video Productions
    • Associates of Applied Science Digital Media
    • Bachelors in Audio Visual Technology
    • Masters Degree in Game Design

Courses Offered at Chief Leschi Schools

Cluster Course Name 9th 10th 11th 12th
Audio & Visual Technology Graphic Design x x x x
AV Production 1- Broadcast Journalism x x x
AV Production 2- Video Production x x
Digital Photography 1 & Yearbook x x
AV Tech Internship x x

Audio & Visual Technology Advisory Board

Name Position
Michael Thompson Communications Director, Puyallup Tribe
David Bonds Senior Director, Student Transitions & Success, UW Tacoma
Brittany Piger Chief Leschi Schools Communications Coordinator
David Derr AV Technology Teacher


  • Nancy Nelson

    Nancy Nelson

    Director of Career & Technical Education (CTE)


    David Derr

    David Derr

    Audio & Visual Technology CTE teacher