Darrell DeeterProfessor - Automotive Technology
Phone: (949) 582-4964
M.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2004
B.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1976
A.A., Fullerton Community College, 1974
I teach Automotive Engines, Engine Blueprinting, Auto Electrical Systems, Advanced Electrical Systems, and Auto Fundamentals courses.
Master Automotive Technician
Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician
Master Gas/Diesel Engine Machinist
L1 Advanced Engine Performance Specialist
L2 Med/Hvy Vehicle Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist
Technician - Worked in and/or owned automotive repair shops
- Worked in and/or supervised automotive machine shops
Teacher - Taught 33 years at high school or college level
Administrator - Department Head, Applied Technology Department
- Assistant Director (VP) of Instruction and Housing
North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) - 2010 Most Valuable Person
California Automotive Teachers Association (CAT) - 2009 Post Secondary Teacher of the Year
NAPA/ASE - Finalist - 1992 Automotive Technician of the Year
Prior to joining Saddleback College in 2005, I worked for 21 years in Seward, Alaska at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center, now called the Alaska Institute of Technology.
Away from the College, I enjoy long distance motorcycle riding and camping.