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Automotive Faculty

Brandon Baldwin

Assistant Professor

Office: Nevaldine South 124A
Phone: 315-379-3866
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • AAS in Agricultural Engineering from Morrisville State College
  • BS in Agricultural Engineering from Cornell University
  • MS in Career and Technical Education from Buffalo State College

ASE Certifications

  • ASE certified Master Technician
  • NATEF Evaluation Team Leader
  • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers
  • X1 Undercar specialist
  • F1 Alternative Fuel Specialist
  • L1 Advanced Engine Performance

General Bio

  • Cadillac and Buick Dealership technician, independent shop technician specializing in European cars, Service writer for Goodyear and BMW
  • SUNY Canton Snap-On Trainer
  • Dynamometer Operator
  • ATVer, snowmobiler, custom car builder


Kenneth Wurster

Assistant Professor and Curriculum Coordinator

Office: Nevaldine South 124B
Phone: 315-386-7971
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • MS in Education as an Educational Technology Specialist from SUNY Potsdam
  • BS in Industrial Technology from Illinois State University
  • AAS in Automotive Technology from Waubonsee Community College

ASE Certifications

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • Master Auto, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8
  • Master Truck T2, T3, T4, T5, T6 and T7
  • T1, Gas Engine
  • T8, Preventative Maintenance
  • Truck Equipment E1, E2, E3
  • L1, Adv. Engine Performance
  • L2, Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis
  • F1, Alt. Fuels, CNG Vehicle
  • Undercar Specialist X1, Exhaust Systems
  • G1 Auto Maintenance and Light Repair - Winter 2014


  • General Motors Automotive Service Technician
  • Fleet Corporate Training
  • Adjunct Automotive Instructor
  • College Automotive Instructor


  • 1998 GM Service Excellence Guild, Pontiac Division, Master Technician Award
  • 1990 GM Service Excellence Guild, Pontiac Division, Master Technician Award

Dennis Tuper

Ranked by Toyota as the #4 automotive technician in the country in 1999!

Office: Nevaldine South 116
Phone: 315-386-7323
Fax: 315-386-7928

ASE Certification

  • Master Automobile Technician
  • Advanced Engine Performance
  • Parts Specialist
  • Master Engine Machinist


Toyota Master Diagnostic Technician
Placed Fourth in Toyota
National Hands-on Skills Competition

Chrysler Master Certified and Top Tech Award

Automotive Technology Department
Brandon Baldwin
Curriculum Coordinator
Nevaldine South 124B