Education/Degrees or Certificates Awarded:
BA in Arts & Letters from Portland State University
Associations & Memberships:
SkillsUSA National Education Team (2004-Present)
Member Auto CAD User’s Group (AUGI)
Awards & Recognitions:
Has helped over 20+ students obtain gold medals in SkillsUSA Contests over the years
Gary is originally from Junction City, Oregon. He has a minor in Japanese language and a gift for on the job training!
Prior to that time, Gary taught English to Japanese students in Tokyo, Japan for 10 years at the Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages. Gary also taught CAD and Pre-Engineering in Maryland for 19 years at the Career Tech Academy of Calvert County, Maryland.
Gary started teaching Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Robotics Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) courses at CCHEC in the Fall of 2016. Gary has been on the National Education Team for SkillsUSA for 15 years and volunteers for Technical Drafting, 3d Animation, and 3d Game Design Competitions.