High School Instructors

High School Instructors

We share a common goal of educating today’s youth and creating the technicians of tomorrow.  We greatly value your contribution to the development of our students and the role you play in shaping their lives.  As a partner in education, we are here to offer help in any way we can.

Save the Date: 2020 Summer Training Seminar

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our 2020 Seminar is cancelled.  We look forward to welcoming high school instructors back to our campus for our 2021 Instructor Seminar!

When Registration opens, we will post a link here.

2019 Attendees chose from the following programs: 

Automotive Department: Automotive Training Group from California, ATG, will present a professional seminar on Mechanical & Variable Timing & Valvetrain Diagnostics, including Timing & Valve Indicators, Mechanical & Variable Timing, and Variable Valve Lift. A training manual will be provided to each participant.

Redline company is presenting leak detection through the use of High Pressure Diagnostic leak detection equipment.

Bosch Corporation is covering updates to the Bosch Equipment used by the college.

James Halderman, Author is coming back this year! ASE study guides, Advanced Engine Performance, and Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance trends are on his agenda.

Kimball Midwest is offering information on Non-Reuseable fastener Technology; identification, and safety, a growing trend in the industry.

Ohio Technical College Instructors will contribute a variety of information, including: What’s new in engine design, Upcoming engine design, Networking and Multiplexing overview / teaching strategy, CAN data bus in vehicles; bicycles, farm equipment, motorcycles, lawn mowers, Active & passive terminators, Network topology, Network Diagnostic tools, and a Hybrid Vehicle Technology Update.

Collision Technology Department: The teaching staff from our Rod & Custom program is gearing up to present Stainless Steel Trim Repair and Polishing, Basic Upholstery Techniques, and Vinyl Decal Application and Panel Wrapping

Kimball Midwest is offering information on Non-Reusable fastener Technology; identification, and safety, a growing trend in the industry.

Kimball Midwest is offering an Electrical terminals and connectors: Product and Application Safety Seminar.

I-CAR has authorized the College to offer the I-CAR Welding Training & Certification: Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Course to educator participants at  $235 fee per Educator, the current I-CAR student price.  Two I-CAR Certified instructors from the college will be on hand to administer the testing process.   

Custom Paint Department staff will hone your painting skills as you attend sessions by our own in-house instructors. Custom Paint techniques will include Fine Line Masking, Candy Paint, Foundation Pinstriping, and Intermediate Airbrushing

Diesel Technology Department, cutting-edge technology used in the industry prevails for OTC instructors and seminar participants! The Automotive Training Group, ATG, from California will present a professional seminar on Duramax LML & LHG. Highlights include Generational Changes, Crankcase Breathing, Turbocharging, Fuel Supply Vacuum Leaks, Injectors, Emission Systems, and Wiring Examples. A training manual will be provided to each participant

Crown Equipment Company will present current Lift truck Technology. Included will be Propane fuel, Electric Lift Tricks, Hydraulics, and In-shop Diagnostic Strategies

Buckeye Power is bringing us up to date on Engine Technology in generator applications, and will share updated Generator Technology with us.

Our Powersport Technology Group.  A very special treat is in store – Ducati North America is providing extensive Ducati Dealer Training. We are excited to offer a presentation from Ed Abdo, the author of the Textbook used in all of the core courses, followed by interaction with the participants.

The Welding Technology Department will offer attendees a lesson on plasma cutting & equipment by Hypertherm, courtesy of arrangements by AIRGAS.

3M will be presenting information critical to teaching proper safety equipment and practices.

Airgas has also arranged an opportunity for participants to become more familiar with equipment from Miller welding company. A lesson & demo using one of their pieces of welding equipment will be experienced.

A tour of Lincoln Electric manufacturing facility near the college, in Cleveland (limited to 20 guests) will be conducted during our seminar. All guests must wear long pants and closed toe shoes. Lincoln requires the names of all visitors prior to the tour allowing time to print name cards and facility passes. Lunch will be provided by Lincoln.

Additionally, instructors will have an opportunity to receive hands on training in their options of SMAW-Stick. GTAW-Tig GMAW-Mig, Vrtex Virtual welding, and FCAW-Flux core. All welding guests must wear long pants and closed toe shoes for these training activities as well. Our guest will have the opportunity to obtain a welding certification at the same cost as our students in any of the listed welding processes

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Articulation with Ohio Technical College

An Articulation Agreement with Ohio Technical College is a written agreement listing courses from a technical program that are recognized by the college for student articulation and tuition credit.

In order to receive an Articulation Agreement with Ohio Technical College, the school must mail a copy of the curriculum for the program in which they are requesting articulation with in addition to copies of any ASE/NATEF or I-CAR certifications held.

Please contact your Admissions Representative or Bob Fitzgerald at Ohio Technical College if you have any additional questions regarding Articulation Agreements.  1-800-322-7000 ext 149.