Episode from the podcastRemarkable Results Radio Podcast

Erik Mortensen – Former Technician Now Automotive Educator [RR 497]

Released Tuesday, 31st December 2019
Good episode? Give it some love!
Erik Mortensen, an Automotive Instructor at Watauga High School, transforms his classroom into an automotive service shop.
Key Talking Points:
  • A former technician that runs an automotive
  • An automotive service shop in the classroomFive bays
  • Parts room
  • Toolroom 
  • Alignment rack
  • All the equipment you would need
  • He took an existing program and made it his own with an open book
  • The program is growing and his classes are full
  • A goal of his is to get the students to find their self-worth and a skill they may be good at
  • Watauga High School has a large CTE program (Career and Technical Education)
  • Students are assigned roles within the ‘shop’
  • He believes that working on ‘live’ teacher vehicles vs doner cars brings a greater responsibility of importance and safety.
  • Start the students off with a ‘mechanic’ mentality and understand the learning never stops and ‘diagnostician’ is in their future
  • If being an educator is your passion, then do it
Resources:
  • Thanks to Eric Mortensen for his contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
  • Link to the ‘BOOKS‘ page highlighting all books discussed in the podcast library HERE. Leaders are readers.
  • Leave me an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help and I read each one of them.
  • Love what we do, buy a cup of coffee HERE.

image
Be socially involved and in touch with the show:
Facebook  Twitter  Linked In   Email   Events   Speaking

Subscribe to a mobile listening app HERE.

image

image
Since 1989 TRACS has been the industry’s leading shop management system. And in the last 30 years it’s gotten better and better. Today TRACS Enterprise offers even more of the features AutoCare Center owners want—things like a imagepowerful interactive scheduling calendar, faster and streamlined workflow, plus streamlined parts ordering and purchasing options. And there’s more—Punch-out to Mitchell ProDemand, mobile VIN capture, and multi-shop capabilities. That means you can count on TRACS Enterprise to help drive your success today and well into the future.
Learn more about TRACS Enterprise and the hundreds of other benefits the NAPA family has to offer. Talk with your servicing NAPA store or visit www.NAPAAutoCare.com.

Episode Reviews

This episode hasn't been reviewed yet. You can add a review to show others what you thought.

This podcast, its content, and its artwork are not owned by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Podchaser.
Rate Episode

Share This Episode

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Episode Details

Length
24m 41s
Explicit
No
Episode
497
Episode Type
Full

Episode Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.