About the Instructor
    Automotive Technology instructor with the Michigan City Area Schools since April, 2014. Graduate from Lincoln Technical Institute with Associate Degrees in Automotive Service and Automotive Shop Management.  Employed in the automotive field as a technician and shop manager since September, 1994.  Self-employed as an automotive repair shop owner since October, 2012.
    Automotive Careers

    The automotive industry is a very broad workplace that includes careers ranging from basic mechanics to advanced electronics to business management.
    Class Descriptions

    V65700: Automotive Technology I
    2 Semesters, 6 Credits
    Grade Level: 11-12

    Automotive Technology I gives the student the opportunity to study in-depth the many different facets of the automotive service trades.The learner will receive training in electrical systems, brakes, suspension systems and engine performance.The student will have access to sub systems such as heating & cooling where certification in the field of air conditioning is very marketable in the workforce today.The student will develop a desirable attitude toward work and quality performance. New, starting this year students can achieve Technical Proficiencies from the Indiana State Certification. This certification is recognized statewide. Automotive Technology I is a prerequisite for Automotive Technology II.

    Certification:  Students will receive industry certifications from ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) in Maintenance and Light Repair, Valvoline Certifications, and Work Ethics Certificate from WorkOne.

    V65730: Automotive Technology II
    2 Semesters, 6 Credits
    Grade Level: 11-12

    The Automotive Technology II student will continue his/her studies with in-depth experiences in engine rebuilding, A/C repair, manual transmission and transaxle as well as automatic transmission rebuilding.The student will also receive advanced training in fuel injection and many specialized automotive fields for today’s Automotive Technician.Successful completion of this program will present the student with the skills required to enter into many areas of this profession.

  • Check out this student-produced promotional video of our Automotive Technology program - made by the La Porte County Career and Technical Education Visual and Digital Communications Program!