Mr. Hadley teaches Plumbing courses. As a journeyman plumber, he brings 33 years of experience in this specialty. Mr. Hadley first earned a Journeyman plumbing license in Texas (J-25018). Later, he earned a Journeyman license in Indiana (JP08900292). His experiences range from installation and service work in residential custom homes, apartments, restaurants, hospitals, commercial and industrial plants. Other experiences include acid waste, medical gases, hydronics, and de-ionized water. He is Backflow Device Certified #PO1-1918, Med Gas & Brazing Certified ID#001203442, OSHA Certified (30 Hour Safety and Health Course), and UA-51 TBrazing Certified. He is Safety trained in Fall Protection, Boom Lifts, Confined Spaces, Fire Protection, Prevention & Fire Watch, and Aerial Platform & Scissor Lifts. He participates in the ISPTA/Mechanical Contractors Association of Indiana Substance Abuse Program for drug testing.
Mr. Franklin teaches electrical wiring maintenance. He has 30 years of experience in the trade and worked as a journeyman electrician. His background and experience involved approximately 2,000 hours of classroom work and approximately 8,000 hours of OJT (On-Job-Training). He worked for various union contractors, primarily Anderson Electric and Barth Electric Companies. After retirement, he provided volunteer work for the Red Cross, Domain Architecture, Christ Temple Church, and taught for AC/C TECH.
Mr. Merritt teaches carpentry and electrical courses. He has 23 years of experience in carpentry and 14 years as a certified electrical and structural inspector. Mr. Merritt brings a vast store of knowledge of state, city, and local codes with him into the program. Besides being a state inspector, he has worked as a carpentry foreman and project manager. He has been a part time instructor at AC/C TECH for the past ten years.
STEVEN LATTIMORE JR.
Director of Education
Mr. Lattimore is the owner of Helping Hands Handyman Service LLC. He brings almost 18 years of residential construction, building rehabbing, appliance and HVAC repair experience. He has been a licensed general contractor in both Michigan and Indiana. He has earned certifications in Refrigerant Recovery, Mold Remediation, Lead Renovator, Trane TUC1B furnace installer, CPR, Forklift, INCAA Heat Tech 1&2, BPI Envelope and Building Analyst. Also, he has earned technical certificates in Plumbing Maintenance, Appliance Repair, Electrical Wiring, and HVAC Maintenance from AC/C TECH. He has served as a substitute teacher in the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township during the past 12 years. Mr. Lattimore is a Desert Storm veteran, and, he also travels to other countries doing various mission projects such as rehabbing a school in Pilate, Haiti. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Crossroads Bible College and is pursuing his master’s degree from Liberty University.
ISHMAN F. MOORMAN
Mr. Moorman teaches appliance repair, electrical maintenance, heating and air-conditioning, and general education courses. His duties also include curricula, staffing, student enrollment, job placement, financial management, and more. He has 11 years experience in engineering and technology and 19 years teaching on the post secondary level. Mr. Moorman earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Drafting Design Technology, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering & Technology, and a Master Degree in Business Administration.