The faculty teaching in RCTC’s Carpentry program bring both their academic knowledge and also their industry work experience. This combination of academics and industry experience is another valued aspect of the RCTC program.

Carlson   Steve Carlson is a graduate of Dunwoody Industrial Institute Architectural Drafting and Estimating program.  Steve has been teaching at RCTC for five years.  Prior to that, he owned his own carpentry business for fifteen years.  Steve has worked in the construction industry for over thirty years and as a tradesmen was able to travel and work for several different builders throughout the United States.  These experiences include carpentry, masonry, drafting, estimating, and design.
Bell   Vern Bell has been employed at RCTC for eighteen years and is a graduate of the original carpentry program.  Vern has worked as a professional carpenter for thirty years and constantly proves to be the ultimate source for students in need of help with their projects.

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