Watch: January 2021 Virtual Class


This class is designed for the gasoline engine instructor who would like to introduce hybrid and electric vehicles to the curriculum.

Topics that will be included are high voltage safety, maintenance and care of hybrid and electric vehicles, special tools, and system specific information.

Several case studies are included. Resources will be provided to help an instructor integrate the information into curriculum.

About the Instructor

Curt Ward Curt Ward brings over 35 years of talent, experience and automotive knowledge to his work. Curt is an automotive professor at Joliet Junior College.  He has co-authored two textbooks with James Halderman for Pearson Education and has presented at numerous conferences across North America.

Curt has an Associates of Applied Science in Automotive Service Technology from Southern Illinois University. He has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Organizational Communications from North Central College. He earned his Master’s degree in Adult Education at the University of Phoenix.

Curt is an ASE Master Automotive Technician and “L1” Advanced Engine Performance certified. He is also certified in “L3” Light Duty Hybrid/ Electric Vehicle Specialist, “F1” Alternate Fuels, “A9” Light Vehicle Diesel Engines and “G1” Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair.