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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,

Everest Colleges

Heroes Ballroom

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

Legends 1-3

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