2015 HVAC Excellence Educators and Trainers Conference
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
CEU Value 0.2
Lunch & General Session, “Politically Incorrect Education.” Accreditation Awards
Dr. Michael Lanoutte,
It should be simple, right? Students come to class, teachers teach, students learn, graduate and
become positive members of society. If it was that simple, students would always come to
class, teachers would always be teaching, students would always be learning, and everyone
would graduate and so on. We all know the example above it not the case so how do we get
moving in that direction? This presentation will look behind the educational curtain to define
some of the more politically incorrect ways to improve the educational process at several levels.
Prepare to be moved and challenged, for the most important reason of all, to be a better
Upon conclusion of the presentation, HVAC Excellence will recognize the educational programs
that were granted programmatic accreditation over the last year.
Meals will be served from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. allowing everyone time to be seated prior
to the session.
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
HVACR Industry Exposition and Prizes
The exposition enables attendees to learn about the latest innovations in: equipment, tools, test
instruments, software, controls, refrigerants, recovery machines, curriculum, chemicals, tool
kits, industry certifications, educational trainers, meet with companies that can extend your job
placement and much more. A number of exhibitors will be giving away prizes during the
exposition. You must be present when your name is called to win.
6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
CEU Value 0.1
X Does Not Equal Y: Teaching to a Mixed Demographic
Thomasena Philen, Education Partnership Administrator, Daikin AC
Renee Tomlinson, Director of Strategic Partnerships, ESCO Group
Legacy North 2
The HVACR industry is facing a technician shortage and all estimates show the problem will
continue to get worse. Females are 50% of the population, yet occupy less than 1% of the
HVACR industry. When a program gets their first female students they often are not sure how
to treat them in a male dominated classroom. What does the female student want from this
educational experience? What are her goals? Should you treat her the same or differently?
This session will focus on not only what to do but what not to do when training women in your
Sunday, March 15, 2015