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The Instructor: These classes are taught by Steve Arne, a certified technical educator who has been teaching full time at Western Dakota Tech since 1984. Mr. Arne has a Bachelors Degree in Technical Education from Dakota State University and a Masters Degree from USD. Mr. Arne is licensed as an Electrical Contractor and as an Electrical Inspector in SD.

PO Box 2272
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709-2272
(605) 342-9088


Master of Science Degree in Administrative Studies:  Human Resources
          University of South Dakota, EAFB Branch: May 1995
          Cross- Disciplinary Business Administration & Public Administration

Bachelor of Science Degree in Education:  Vocational-Technical Education
     Dakota State University:           1992

Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program
     Dakota's Area Joint Apprenticeship:     1978
Industry Workshops  Including:
     Auto Cad 3D
     Bob Pike's Creative Training Techniques Workshop
     Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers
          PLC 2
          PLC 5
          Logix 500 Software
     Web Page Development Online Courses


Electrical Instructor:   Post-Secondary Technical Education
     August 1984- Present
     Western Dakota Technical Institute
     800 Mickelson Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701

Department Head for Electronics Department and Lead instructor for Electrician/ Industrial Electronics Department.  Develop curriculum, work with advisory committee and industry.  Design and construct training labs and equipment.  Coordinate program curriculum development and delivery and instructional material selection for Industrial Electronics Department.  Instruct classes including electrical code, electrical theory, motor control and programmable controllers including personal computer to programmable controller interfacing.  Have served on various committees, including curriculum, safety, faculty credentialing committee and department head position.  Served as Designated Contact Person for Discrimination/ Harassment issues.  Appointed as mentor teacher.  Also served as adjunct faculty for Oglala Lakota Community College, Rapid City extension classes;  teaching in the Business area.

Business Instructor, Curriculum Development:   University Business Department
     Summer 1999- Present, part time
     National American University
321 Kansas City Street
     Rapid City, SD 57701

Electrical Inspector:  Seasonal
     June 1996-August 1996
     SD Electrical Commission
     302 S. Pawnee, %500 E. Capitol
     Pierre, SD 57501
     Performed electrical inspections on a seasonal basis for the State of           South Dakota on residential and commercial electrical installations.

Electrical Training:  Self Employed
     August 1984- present, part time
     Arne Electro-Tech Seminars
     PO Box 2272
     Rapid City, SD 57709-2272
     Provide continuing education classes to the electrical industry, both at the      apprentice training level and journeyman continuing education.

Electrical Contractor:  Self Employed
     1981 Full Time; Currently Part Time
     Arne Electro-Tech Electrical Contracting
     PO Box 2272
     Rapid City, SD 57709-2272
     Complete design and installation of commercial and residential electrical      wiring      systems.  Manage business aspects of a small contracting           business including quotations, purchasing, scheduling, billing, collections,      and accounting.     

Electrical Purchasing Agent & Indoor Sales:  Electrical Wholesale Distributor
     February 1982- August 1984
     108 E. Main, Rapid City, SD 57701
     Purchase electrical inventory based on computerized inventory and           evaluation of      customer needs.  Customer relations and inside sales           support.  Electrical design      and project quotations.

Journeyman Electrician
     Journeyman 1978-1981          Apprentice 1974- 1978
SD Electrical Inspectors License
SD Electrical Contractors License
SD Technical Teaching Credential for Post Secondary Education
SD Secondary Teaching Certificate
International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) member

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