Pre-Engineering Instructor Brandon Dickerson was invited to attend the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce annual Excellence in Education awards banquet. Nominated educators and students across the South Oklahoma City community were awarded for their accomplishments this year. Dickerson received recognition as the Moore Norman Technology Center Teacher of the Year.
"I am passionate about math and science education. I enjoy talking with students about engineering topics and working with them on labs and projects. I am honored to serve our community as a Pre-Engineering Instructor because I get to come to work each day and communicate with intelligent young adults that want to have a positive impact on the world through a future career in engineering," stated Dickerson.
Dickerson has worked in CareerTech for more than 13 years. He started his career in education at Pioneer Technology Center in Ponca City, Oklahoma and has worked at MNTC for 11 years. Prior to working in CareerTech, Dickerson worked for STMicroelectronics in Dallas, Texas for three years as a Technical Team Leader. While at STMicroelectronics, Dickerson was recognized for Excellence in Quality for a site record in the reduction of output variance in the Etch module. His industry experience brings a valued perspective to connect classroom learning to the workplace.
Dickerson holds an associated degree and bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University (OSU) in General Engineering Technology and a master's degree from OSU in Occupational Education. He has also holds certifications in Project Lead The Way Principles of Engineering, Engineering Design & Development, Civil Engineering & Architecture, Introduction to Engineering Design, Aerospace Engineering, and Oklahoma Teaching Certificates in Physics, Advanced Mathematics and Earth Science.