|Don Sykora Biography|
Name: Don Sykora
Where you live: Cicero, Illinois USA
Position: Automotive Technology Instructor
School: Morton College
Years with NACAT: Five
Certifications (ASE, licenses, etc.) :
ASE certified Master Automobile Technician. Additional ASE certifications include: Advanced Engine Performance, Alternative Fuels: CNG, Undercar Specialist, Parts Specialist, and Service Consultant
Areas of specialization: I teach all general automotive areas, specializing in driveability, electrical systems, and mobile electronics.
Brief Biography: After several years in the fields of automotive repair and aftermarket parts engineering, I became a full time automotive technology instructor. When there is time to relax, I can be found with my wife, children, and dogs.
I hold an Associate in applied Science degree in automotive technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in automotive technology management. I am currently pursuing a Master’s degree in education with an emphasis in career and technical education.
What NACAT has done for you or means to you: NACAT offers a fantastic opportunity to network with automotive instructors throughout the continent. The professional development opportunities are priceless, and continue to play a large role in my growth as a teacher. I feel that NACAT has given me a great wealth of information, insight, and friendships. NACAT is a great organization that has a strong history of support for automotive programs, teachers, and students, and continues to work tirelessly to promote all facets of automotive technology education.