Professor of Automotive Technology at Skyline College, Rick Escalambre was presented the Educator of the Year award at the Vision Hi-Tech Training and Conference in Overland Park Kansas in early March. The annual Conference is described as THE event for Automotive Service Professionals.
Escalambre teaches engine performance and is a leader in coordinating the automotive program at Skyline College. He previously taught automotive at the high school level, managed a Chevron Station and owned and operated an automotive repair business in Concord. He is the former Chairperson of the Bureau of Automotive Repair Smog Check Education Advisory Committee and a past president of the California Automotive Teachers (CAT) association. He is a respected author and editor of books in the field of engine performance, emissions, and computer controls. Escalambre earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University. Congratulations to Rick Escalambre on a well-deserved accolade!
Information from Parts & People Northern California, April 2015 issue | Photo by Nancy Lam