Marlo Miranda has been named Forsyth County Schools’ 2015 Teacher of the Year.
The Forsyth Central High School teacher completed his teacher certification program for Career and Technical Education at the University of Central Florida. He is an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician, a General Motors Master Certified Technician and holds Advanced Level Certification in Engine Performance. He taught in Florida prior to joining Forsyth County Schools in 2004.
Miranda’s many accomplishments also include:
- Advisor with the Skills USA Clubs of America
- Evaluator for the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
- Southeastern Regional Champions-National Engine Builders Challenge, 2014
- State Champions-National Engine Builders Challenge, 2014
- ASE Industry Education Alliance Instructor of the Year, 2014
- AYES National Instructor of the Year Runner Up, 2006
- Valvoline National Automotive Instructor of the Year, 2000 and 1999
- General Motors Regional Service Manager’s Award, 2000
- Seven-time State Finalists at the Ford AAA Troubleshooting Contest
- Four-time finalist at the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York City
- Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers-Service Technicians Society
- Member of National Automotive Youth Education Systems (AYES) Instructor Roundtable
Forsyth Central’s Automotive Technology program is the only comprehensive high school in the nation to become a master accredited program by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).