Elias Alba

Lead Faculty

History with Dallas College

  • 2001 - Lead Faculty, Honda PACT and Toyota T-TEN Coordinator, Eastfield

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science, Applied Technology and Performance Improvement, University of North Texas
  • Texas Teacher Certificate in Vocational Trade and Industry, Pre-Empl
  • CVAE/VEH (Grades 06-12)
  • ACT Certified Advanced MFL Mid – Spanish, Eastfield
  • Associate of Applied Science, Automotive Technology, Cedar Valley
  • Associate of Arts and Science, Cedar Valley​
  • Certificate in Diesel Technology, Universal Technical Institute

Professional Certifications

ASE Certifications

Master Automobile Technician

  • A1 Engine Repair
  • A2 Automatic Transmission
  • A3 Manual Transmission
  • A4 Suspension and Steering
  • A5 Brakes
  • A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • A7 Heating and Air Conditioning
  • A8 Engine Performance
  • Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling

Manufacturer Certifications

  • Toyota Certified
  • Honda Certified


  • Duncanville Ninth Grade Teacher of the Year Award
  • Nominated in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 for the Minnie Stevens Piper Award and the Miles Production Company Excellence in Teaching Award for full-time faculty
  • Eastfield College Vision of Excellence for outstanding teaching