Charles Ammond

Applied Technology
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My Background

  • Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
  • High School: East Grand Rapids High School
  • Professional Experience: Professional experience in process control, system design, and factory automation in graphic arts, industrial baking, dairy, incentive based recycling, solar electric & hot water, and wind turbines. Teaching experience at Clove Creek Artists, Urban Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, and Muskegon Community College. Certified Solar Installation Professional through NABCEP.
  • Academic Degrees: Associates of Science, Grand Rapids Junior College, Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Masters of Business Administration, Grand Valley State University
  • Classes Taught: Renewable and Alternative Energy courses, Technical Math, Electronics and Electricity classes, Intro to Technology, and Computer Repair & A+ Certification prep.

More About Me

  • I have been a photographer and photo instructor since the 1980s.
  • I have worked in Switzerland, Denmark, England, and Belgium.
  • My first professional job was in Newburgh, NY where my wife and I lived for six years.
  • It’s hard to move away from mountains.