Round table discussion featuring the Rocky Mountain Automotive Teacher Society
Join us this coming 𝐓𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟏𝟏-𝟏𝟕 𝐚𝐭 𝟕𝐏𝐌 𝐞𝐬𝐭. Yes, that is a little earlier than our normal 9pm!
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𝗥𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗳𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗼𝗰𝗸𝘆 𝗠𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆!
In secondary (High School)/ Post-Secondary (college), what level of education for electric vehicles should we be teaching?
𝑻𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝑳𝒊𝒗𝒆-𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒎 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒃𝒆 𝑷𝑨𝑪𝑲𝑬𝑫 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝒈𝒖𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒔. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑩𝒓𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒔 𝒃𝒆𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝑨𝒏𝒕𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒚 𝑾𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒎𝒔 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝑮𝒖𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑷𝒂𝒏𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒔 :
𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬: Richard Bach, Jason Daves, Todd Hetherington 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬 :Brad Pellman and Brin Kline 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬: Brandon Steckler Jim Cokonis and Jerry Stewart and of course the 𝙏𝘽𝙏 𝘾𝙧𝙚𝙬
Some colleges and high schools have strong electric/hybrid programs, some not so strong, and still some do not believe that training them to do electric/hybrid is important for an entry level tech.
This discussion is not to settle a score or find which is right or wrong, but instead, we will discuss what should be taught, and what a student coming out of these programs will likely do in their first years. We will talk about safety, maintenance, and diagnostics.
Thanks for the heads-up, Brian! Anthony Williams hit it out of the ball park on anchoring this round table. Education will be the only way we solve the many management and recruitment problems afflicting our industry. I lost the last 20 minutes of this 2-hour program due to Internet issues, but I found myself agreeing with just about every view point expressed. This was a great night for…