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Meet Mr. Maxwell

About the Program
Fire Technology is a one-year program that provides students with an amazing opportunity to learn the entry-level skills required for a career in the fire service. Students learn fire science theory, hands-on skills training, daily physical exercise, fire ground operations, first aid and more. This program offers both high school and college credits.
For more information click on the Fire Technology page. 
About the Instructor
•    Fire Technology Instructor at CTEC since 2021.
•    California teaching credential (preliminary) in CTE Public Services.
•    Associates in Arts Degree in Fire Science, Columbia University 2014
•    California State Fire Technology Fire Officers Classes 2013 & 2014
•    Adjunct Instructor, Victor Valley Community College 2014-2020
•    Retired Engineer, Bakersfield City Fire Department 1986-2015
•    CSFT Primary Instructor for Confined Space Rescue Technician 2014
•    CSFT Primary Instructor for Confined Space Awareness 2002
•    Certified CSTI Haz Mat Specialist, 2003-2015
•    CSFT Fire Instructor 1A & 1B, Low Angle and Rope Rescue Technician, I-400 Advanced ICS
•    Happily married 37 years
•    Hobbies include sailing, camping and spending time with grandson