Welcome to Victor Valley College, School of Public Safety & Industrial Technology (PS/IT). Our school has a long history of providing excellent instruction in Career Education (CE). We continue the tradition by offering progressive instruction incorporating the latest technology, which enhances the students' opportunities in today's workforce. Our highly educated and experienced faculty are experts in their field, many who currently work in their specialty area.
The list of departments and programs of the School of Public Safety & Industrial Technology are listed below. Please search our website to become familiar with our offerings and courses. If you have questions, please reach out.
Victor Valley College: (760) 245-4271
Adult Education/Home Economics: Dr. McKenzie Tarango, Dean Ext. 2768
Adult Education English/English as Second Language: Maria Ruiz, Department Chair Ext. 2686
Automotive Technology: Lee Bennett, Department Chair Ext. 2403
Aviation Technology: Christopher Ohshita, Department Chair 760-246-9794
Basic Skills: Patty Golder, Department Chair Ext. 2540
Construction Technology: Anthony Bonato, Department Chair Ext. 2817
Cooperative Education: Julia Wendt, Department Chair Ext. 2288
Criminal Justice: Rand Padgett, Department Chair Ext. 2710
EMS/Paramedic/EMT: Dave Oleson, Department Chair Ext. 2738
Fire Technology: Patrick Howard, Department Chair Ext. 3113
Welding Technology: Troy Kuhns, Department Chair Ext. 2294