Brian Van Pelt / Wednesday, November 07, 2018 / Categories: Career Education, Construction Technology Derek Glavich, Construction Technology B.A, History, Humboldt State University; Licensed General Contractor I was always told I was a good teacher, and enjoyed helping people understand carpentry concepts. The opportunity to train people and provide them with a livelihood was very appealing. I have a patient and welcoming atmosphere in my classroom, but still maintain industry-level expectations for quality and performance. Students will be exposed to all aspects of residential construction and will gain marketable skills in a field that is desperately in need of skilled labor. This is one of a handful of programs in the nation where students build a house. On the jobsite, which is their lab, I enjoy bringing people of diverse skillsets and backgrounds together and accomplishing common goals. When I’m not working, I’m remodeling my house. Print 481 Rate this article: 3.0 Please login or register to post comments.