Automotive Technology

Teacher: Joseph Bennett

ASE Master Mechanic

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Cluster:

​This Career Cluster is focused on planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

About Mr. Bennett

I am in my 6th year of teaching Automotive Technology to High School students. I LOVE my school, the people (Family) I work with, and My Students. This has been the Most rewarding job of my life. I have truly been blessed.

My first 4 years teaching I was in Livingston (Near UWA), I felt I was somewhat successful there, averaging 3 students per year earning an ASE Certification maybe 2. However, last year I had 6 students earn 20 ASE certification between them and 1 student earned 2 Scholarships.

All of my seniors from class of “21” are gainfully employed. And It looks very promising for the future, now that I am able to offer “Dual Enrollment” College Credits to my future students. Thank You Northwest Shoals Community College!!

I had my own Business for 18+ years in White Bluff, Tennessee. At one point I had 15 employees helping me, we were quite successful. Unfortunately, my late wife developed some serious health problems, and I sold the business and moved down near Fayette, Alabama where our 2 daughters could help me with their mother.

Before I started my own business, the biggest employment was in the U.S Army. I served 8 years as a “13F20” = Field Artillery Forward Observer.