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P05 - Advanced Vehicle Technologies Labs and Instruction


Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Berchman (Kenny) Melancon,
Number of colleges participating: 9
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Palo Verde, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy

  • Program TOPS Codes: Automotive Technology (094800)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate

Project Description: Build upon the shared curriculum and collaborative efforts established by the region's faculty in Rounds 1-3 by acquiring a broader range of advanced vehicle systems (i.e., advanced engine control systems, sensors and communication, and medium and heavy-duty electric propulsion); equipment and tooling; and faculty professional development in automotive, light/medium/heavy-duty truck, and collision programs to ensure the programs keep pace with industry trends and increase student employability.

Status Update

Funding Cycle: 7/1/16 - 12/31/18

Final spending as of 12/31/18

Funding Cycle: 7/1/17 - 12/31/19

Spending as of 09/30/19

Funding Cycle: 7/1/19 - 12/31/21

Spending as of 09/30/19

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Berchman (Kenny) Melancon
San Bernardino Valley College