Throughout the whole college experience I worked at various independent shops and machine shops to pay for college. I have six years experience in automotive repair as a certified technician in Brakes, Alignment, Electrical, and Engine Rebuilding and Repair. I have two years experience in general and automotive machine shops specializing in cylinder heads lower end machine work and engine assembly. I hold current ASE certification in Engine Rebuilding and Repair, Brakes, Steering Suspension and Alignment, Electrical, and Engine Performance. I am Master Engine Machinist and hold current certification in Cylinder Heads, Blocks, and Engine Assembly.
I have four years experience as a high school automotive instructor at Jordan High School in Long Beach. In August of 2006 I came to Golden West as a full time instructor to teach Engine Rebuilding and Repair, Brakes and Steering, Suspension and Alignment. I am beginning my third year here at Golden West College and I am the Department Chair.
I am a member of California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and North American Conference of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA) Automotive Service of Excellence (ASE)
Masters in Education - National University
Teaching Credential in Industrial Arts - National University
Bachelor's Degree, Spanish - Calif. State University, Long Beach
Certificate of Acheivement, Machine Technology, Orange Coast College