Rochelle "Rocky” Carpenter - Faculty

Carpentry Instructor

(218) 335-4287

Rochelle “Rocky” Carpenter

Tribal Affiliation: White Earth Band of Ojibwe

Biography: Born in Bemidji 1969, My family is from White Earth, graduated H.S. Bemidji in 1988, Enrolled in Bemidji State University for Technical Illustration and Graphic Design, after 2 ½ years lived in Los Angeles, CA and Minneapolis MN, started construction company and lived in MPLS for 12+ years, hired at LLTC in 2004. Renewable Energy and Building Science trainings are numerous and remain a passion today. Co-founder of Rail River Folk School 2013.

LLTC Anniversary: 8/6/2012

Degrees: B.S., Career and Technical Education, Bemidji State University, 2012

Research & Experience : Minnesota Licensed Contractor R.E.A. Residential Energy Auditor, MN Dept. of Commerce, 2012

Courses Taught: Framing Sustainable Design, Construction Safety, Foundations and Footings, Interior and Exterior Finishes, Blueprint Reading and Construction Estimating, Construction Codes, Weatherization Applications for Buildings, Intro to Photovoltaics, Intro to Electric Circuit Theory, Advanced Framing, Landscape Construction, Woodworking, Sustainable Landscape, Site Planning, and “oversees” Internship students.