Program Coordinator and Instructor

Program Coordinator Tom Hoops earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso and an associate degree in Construction Technology in 2007 from North Lake College. A master electrician, he owned his own electrical contracting business in Dallas and has worked as a project manager and estimator for a major electrical contractor in the metroplex for 25 years.

He taught Construction Electrical Technology courses at North Lake as an adjunct instructor for 20 years before assuming his current position and also taught in the apprenticeship program of the Construction Education Foundation for 25 years. A member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, he was formerly certified as an OSHA construction outreach trainer for the U.S. Department of Labor.