San Diego Ecocenter for Alternative Fuel Education

Host Site Coordinator: San Diego Ecocenter for Alternative Fuel Education, San Diego, CA

Event Type: Educational Seminars

Attendees: 60 High School Students, Educators, and Instructors

Participating Sponsors/Partners: Advanced Transportation Technology and Energy Program at San Diego Miramar College, San Diego Unified School District ROP, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, ISE Corporation, Fleet Biodiesel, California Fuel Cell Partnership, and the San Diego Clean Fuels Coalition

Event Highlights: Over 60 of the most qualified San Diego Unified School District high school automotive students and faculty were joined by faculty from San Diego Miramar College’s automotive program to attend a technical education program on alternative fuels and vehicles at the San Diego EcoCenter. After attending presentations on alternative fuels, students received certificates noting that they have successfully completed the Advanced Transportation Technology and Energy Seminar on Alternative Fuels and Vehicles. The focus of this technical education program was on further developing the education of automotive students and continuing to increase their understanding of the growing interaction between automotive technology, computer science, electronics, and various scientific disciplines within the San Diego area.