A candidate for licensure as a teacher of transportation careers must complete at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a preparation program under subpart 2 that must include the candidate’s demonstration of the knowledge and skills in items A to F.
A. A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate the knowledge and applications of the academic subject matter required for proficiency within the following areas:
1) apply knowledge of electricity, electronics, chemistry, and physics specific to the transportation industry;
2) match measurement activities to transportation processes;
3) create and interpret graphs, charts, manuals, journals, and specifications used in transportation; and
4) use and interpret technical terminology specific to transportation industries.
B. A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate the knowledge and applications of safety and environmental concerns and issues including:
1) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules;
2) Minnesota Pollution Control Agency regulations;
3) transportation regulatory agencies, such as the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration; and
4) the use of first aid resources, such as staff, policy and procedure manuals, and training opportunities regarding acids, fuels, and chemicals.
C. A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate knowledge and application of legal responsibilities and ethical practices in transportation, including:
1) Morality and ethics and the relationship of each to transportation occupations, such as falsifying documents and service work orders;
2) legal and policy issues impacting transportation industries, such as errors and omissions, negligence liabilities, environmental issues,
3) undserstanding the importance of customer satisfaction, such as avoiding comebacks, warranty work, and doing unauthorized services;
4) employee protection documents, such as Right to Know Regulations; and
5) requirements for reporting and documentation of any activity that adversely affects the welfare fo customers and fellow workers, such as incident reports and hazardous material spills.
D) A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate the knowledge and applications of the various methods of giving and obtaining information including:
1) interpreting, transcribing and communicating information, data, and observations using transportation terminology;
2) reporting subjective and subjective customer information in relevant orders of occurrence, such as work orders and cost estimates; and
3) using decision-making models within the context of problem solving in the transportation industry, such as diagnostic flow charts and weight and balance calculations
E. A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate knowledge of alternative careers within the industry by:
1)describing potential trasnportation career paths and ladders in occupations found in the transportation careers, such as land, air, water and space;
2) describing the levels of education, licensing or certification requirements, employement opportunities, work place environments, and career growth potential for a specific transportation career; and
3) utilizing personal occupational experiences to make transportation careers meaningful to the students.
F. A teacher of transportation careers must demonstrate the knowledge and applications of transportation systems and issues including:
1) where and how factors, such as cost, technology, alternative methods, and how lifestyle or behavior changes may affect various transportation systems;
2) the range of services and technology applications available to employers and customers, such as the Internet and wireless communications;
3) quality improvement processes as they relate to customer outcomes, through the use of new technologies, tools, methods, and equipment; and
4) effects on the transportation systems caused by past and present influences of technology, environmental, socioeconomics, and other various forms of nontraditional transportation.
B.S. Industrial Technology Bemidji, MN M.S. Technology Education
St. Cloud State University Teaching Licensure Technology Education 9-12 MN PELSB (file folder 505683)
1)Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators Small Engines Workshop-24 hours.
2)Alexandria technical and Community College Briggs and Stratton tm Small Engine training 8 hours.
3)ATCCC Spring Training for secondary faculty in Mechatronics 6 hours ATCC Manufacturing and Transportation Tour days and FAST Global Solutions Industry Tour 4 Hours. Briggs and Stratton Vocation Education Teacher's School Exam
4)Worked as a substitute for Saint Cloud Technical and Community College Automotive Maintenance.
5)successfully passed Vo-Ed Teacher's School Exam (Briggs and Stratton
Military training- Job Description skill level, administers first aid, performs preventitive Maintenance on equipment and vehicles. Operates wheeled vehicles to transport supplies, personel and equipment,Introduction to CISCO security design concept, Operational and organization Security 1 day.
Advisor for Melrose Area High School Supermileage club.