Laurie Hilderbrand

Laurie Hilderbrand

Welding Instruction Soquel High School

College Credit

It’s a win-win for everyone because these pathways show students that there is a place in the world out there for everyone.

Laurie elaborates on how welding courses in high school can give students college credit.

Career Journey

It’s important that we train people to be ready with 21st century skills for these jobs.

Laurie illustrates her unconventional career path.

Advice for Potential Welders

There’s an area of welding for everyone.

Laurie gives advice for those who are potentially interested in a welding career.

Full Podcast

Tune in to this episode of the What to Be Show to hear from Laurie Hilderbrand. Laurie is a welding and career technical education instructor or CTE at Soquel High School. Laurie shares her career journey from where she started at Cabrillo College’s welding program before going on to graduate from Sacramento State University with a BS in career technical education. We learn about all the different kinds of welding Laurie teaches her students and about some of the great career opportunities in the field. Tune in to learn more!