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Meet Mr. Cruz

About the Program

Auto Body & Fender Repair is a one semester program that offers training in the specialized skills students will need to be successful body repair specialist. Students who successfully complete the first semester are eligible for a second semester internship at a local auto body shop pending instructor recommendation. For more information, click on the "Auto Body & Fender Repair Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.

About the Instructor

  • Instructor at ROC since 2008
  • California teaching credentials in CTE Transportation Industry, Spanish, and Special Education (preliminary).
  • AA, Liberal Studies, Bakersfield College
  • BA, Spanish, CSU Bakersfield
  • 8 years’ experience teaching GED and 5 years’ experience teaching Spanish.
  • 25 years’ experience in Auto Body industry.
  • 2nd best vehicle painter in Kern County (my mother told me to never brag that I was #1).