Nathan Bender

Applied Technology
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My Background

  • Hometown: Big Rapids, MI
  • High School: Morley-Stanwood High School
  • Professional Experience: Instructor at Thompson M-Tec. - 11 Years
    Instructor at Careerline Technical Center - 4 Years
    Machining Paraprofessional at Careerline Technical Center - 7 years
    Tool and Die Apprentice at TransMatic - 3 years
    Screw Machine Operator at H&R Screw Machine Products - 2 years
  • Academic Degrees: A.A.S. Manufacturing Tooling Technology/Ferris State University, B.A. Technical Education/Ferris State University, M.A. Workforce and Educational Development/Western Michigan University
  • Classes Taught: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Machining, NC/CNC Programming, 2D and 3D CAD/CAM, Moldmaking, Basic Diemaking

More About Me

  • I have two daughters.
  • I enjoy hunting and fishing.
  • I enjoy boating and spending time on the water.
  • “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right” – Henry Ford