David Alspaugh was named the Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year during the 45th annual North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held recently in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one of the nation’s top teachers for their commitment to educational excellence in the automotive repair industry.
As the 2018 recipient, Alspaugh receives a one-year complimentary subscription to Mitchell 1’s ProDemand® diagnostic, estimating and auto repair information software for the school where he teaches, as well as a check for $500 and a recognition certificate.
“David Alspaugh’s excellent career experience and reputation as an automotive technology instructor make him an outstanding choice to receive this year’s Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year honor,” said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. “We're pleased to recognize David’s dedication to helping develop skilled professionals for the car care industry, and we extend our sincerest congratulations to him on this achievement.”
Alspaugh is an automotive technology instructor at the Advanced Technology Institute in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2010 by the Virginia Career College Association. He is also a member of iATN Virginia Beach.
Selection criteria for the Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year award requires that a master automotive technician excel on all ASE automotive tests, including A1 – A8 (Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, Engine Performance) and the L1 (Advanced Engine Performance Exam).
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In 2018, Mitchell 1 is celebrating its 100th anniversary as a leading provider of repair information solutions to the motor vehicle industry. Headquartered in Poway CA, Mitchell 1 offers a complete line of integrated repair shop software and services to help automotive and commercial truck professionals improve productivity and profitability. ProDemand® optimized with SureTrack® is the most complete solution for OEM and real-world repair information and diagnostics. Manager™ SE is the industry standard for mechanical estimating and shop management information. The SocialCRM shop marketing service delivers automated marketing and customer engagement tools to help shop owners improve their bottom line profits. For the commercial trucking segment, TruckSeries provides information required to estimate labor times, diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4-8 trucks. Mitchell 1 is a recipient of the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence award. For more information about Mitchell 1 products and services, visit the company’s website at www.mitchell1.com. Follow Mitchell 1 on social media at www.facebook.com/Mitchell1ShopSolutions and www.twitter.com/Mitchell1.