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Mechatronics

About the Mechatronics Program

Instructor for Mechatronics

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Mr. Jeffrey Gaylor

Phone: 803-425-8992

Degrees and Certifications: BS Technology Technology Education (Va Tech) PLTW Certified IED, POE, CEA

About: Mr. Gaylor was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia.  Graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Technology Education.

Taught in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools NC for 30 years retired and began teaching here at ATEC/WTC in August of 2015.

Mr. Gaylor is married and has a daughter who graduated from USC in Columbia and works for Trust Bank in Charlotte. His wife teaches Kindergarten at Pine Tree Hill.

The Gaylor's are Carolina Panther PLS owners and season tickets holders.

Mr. Gaylor is an avid Deer Hunter.

Mechatronics Integrated Technologies Course Listing

Mechatronics Integrated Technologies is a new interdisciplinary field involving mechanical, instrumentation, electronics, robotics /automation, computer components, and control systems.  The program prepares students who like to work with their hands as well as their minds.  Mechatronics is a dynamic field that changes daily with the rapid improvements in technology and computer systems.  Systems are networked to meet the demands of automated manufacturing processes, and technicians are trained to meet the demands of automated manufacturing processes, and technicians are trained to meet necessary entry-level industrial skills and entry into a postsecondary program at a technical college. WTC and CCTC offer a fast track option for juniors/seniors. Qualified students will work towards articulating courses and will enroll in CCTC and take classes. Students who complete the fast track program will earn their Basic Mechatronics Technology Certification the summer after graduation.