Outstanding Industry Educator

Teachers who are dynamic and inspiring pupils to work harder in pursuit of a rewarding future

Kevin Doug Sands | United Technical Center | High School Category

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Kevin Doug Sands
Machine Tool Technology and Industrial Robotics
United Technical Center
High School Category
Mr. Sands is an innovative instructor who supplies his students with a curriculum that prepares them with the industry standards required to be successful

Ray Frazier
Assistant Director
United Technical Center

“Project-Based Learning gives students personal ownership. Students follow the engineering design process, organize and conduct investigations, obtain and analyze meaningful data and arrive at solutions. This process leads to productive struggle and growth.”
Mr. Sands has achieved NIMS accreditation as well as FANUC certification. His students can earn up to 9 NIMS credentials and leave his program prepared to begin a successful career in machining and manufacturing.”

Ray Frazier
Assistant Directo
United Technical Center

"In addition to NIMS accredited, FANUC certified opportunities, my students participate in the Simulated Workplace, which develops soft skills (leadership, teamwork, time management, etc.). The goal is to prepare students for their future in the workplace and/or higher education.”
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