New River Community College

 

Instructor

Biography

Jeff Levy

Jeff Levy

Instructor of Drafting, CAD Program Head
Division of Business and Technologies
Office: New River Mall Site, Room 121
Phone: 540-674-3600, Ext: 4362
E-mail: jlevy@nr.edu

  • Former Sgt. In United States Air Force
  • Graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in Design
  • Worked in Industry as Architectural, Structural, Civil CAD Tech and Designer
  • Taught CAD/Drafting and Design for 7 years at Pulaski County Technical Center
  • Was the Lead T&I Teacher in Drafting/CAD for Virginia's Department of Education from 2000 to 2003
  • Chaired committee that developed competencies for all secondary drafting programs in the state of Virginia
  • In 2002 was cited for the creation of a nationally recognized CAD/Drafting curriculum which was piloted in 2003-2004 in over 500 high schools throughout the United States by Project Lead the Way
  • With the strong support of the college administration, by 2003 was able to build his T&I CAD program to the largest in the state of Virginia
  • In 2003 completed requirements for the first high school curriculum to be certified by the ADDA ¬†Intl. (American Design & Drafting Association) in the state of Virginia
  • In 2004 was asked to head the Eastern Regional Curriculum Certification Board
  • In 2004 was inducted into the ADDA Hall of Honors
  • In 2004 took over the CAD program at New River Community College
  • In 2006 NRCC became an official testing site for ADDA's national certification exam
  • In 2007, along with Carlotta Eaton, head of the I.T. department at New River, started the first game technology degree program offered at any college in the state of Virginia
  • In 2007 was elected to the National Board of Directors for the ADDA
  • In 2007 headed up a team to re-write the National Architectural Certification Exam for the ADDA Intl.
  • In 2007 worked with ACE, American Council of Education, in evaluating Military Courses for the U.S. Navy SEA BEAS in Port Hueneme, California.
  • In 2008 oversaw the concept Designs of 2 UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle) Designs by the Advanced 3D Modeling Class at New River Community College in conjunction with several organizations/corporations around the U.S.
  • In 2009 was elected to the position of LEAD CAD/Drafting instructor for the Virginia Community College System
  • In 2009 was appointed to the position of Director of Architecture for the United States by ADDA Intl.
  • In 2009 worked with the ACE program again to evaluate military courses for U.S. Army in Washington, D.C.
  • In 2009 was elected along with New River Community College to ADDA Intl.’s Hall of Honors
  • In 2009 the New River’s CAD Dept. was selected to be an educational partner with Phoenix Integration, a company that develops design software for UAV defense contractors around the country and the globe and was granted over a quarter of a million dollars worth of design software that students will be trained on in Spring of 2010.
  • In 2009 oversaw the second set of UAV concept designs that were completed by the graduating class in Advanced 3D modeling.¬† Projects were sent to over 30 companies for evaluation and are being reviewed by both NASA and the SKUNKWORKS a division of LOCKHEED MARTIN (responsible for the development of f117 stealth Fighter and the SR71 Blackbird) in Palmdale, California.