Tyson Atwell

Industrial Arts Teacher

Tyson Atwell, a Colorado native, brings over 20 years of expertise in design, woodworking, construction, sports, and education to Dolores Secondary. With a background as a craftsman, finish carpenter, and woodworking entrepreneur, Tyson offers a wealth of practical knowledge to our students. His teaching philosophy emphasizes experiential learning, allowing students to nurture their creativity in a safe and supportive environment. Beyond teaching, Tyson is an outdoor enthusiast, coaching youth cycling and alpine skiing. He holds a BFA in Industrial Design and an MFA in Furniture Design. Excited to join Dolores Secondary, Tyson looks forward to enriching students' lives and the community through his diverse experience and passion.