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Steven  Faris M. Ed.

ACR Faculty, Business & Industrial Studies

Division 2

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(310) 900-1600 ext 2631



Values-driven Instructor & Leader with extensive experience teaching courses in HVAC, mechanical engineering, and other industry trades for a degree, non-degree and certificate programs. Proven ability to establish positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff to improve educational outcomes while improving curricula and institutional culture through faculty mentorship and supervision. Adeptly translate information into real-world examples to improve skill growth.

EL CAMINO COLLEGE, Torrance, CA Full-Time HVAC Faculty Member, 2/2018 to 08/2019
COLLEGE OF THE DESERT, Palm Desert, CA Adjunct HVAC Instructor, 7/2017 to Present
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, George AFB, CA HVAC Foreman / HVAC Instructor / BLS-CPR Instructor, 1/2012 to 6/2018
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, George AFB, CA Utilization Systems Repair / Operator / Supervisor, 6/2003 to 1/2012
US NAVY Chief Petty Officer / Formal Instructor / Training Manager, 10/1987 to 02/2010


  • Master’s Degree, University of Phoenix, 2017
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Criminal Justice Administration, University of Phoenix, 2010
  • MTH, College Mathematics II, 2008
  • MTH, Criminology, College Mathematics II, 2008
  • Basic Life Support / CPR First Aid Certification & Lead Instructor, 2018
  • Certification EPA 608 Universal Certification, 1994
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