Degrees and Certifications:
Eastern Kentucky University: Associate's Degree in Career and Technical Education (Fall 2022) Catawba Community College (motorsports) Universal Technical College: Automotive Technology Diploma
Mr. Michael Strickland
Greetings! I am Mr. Stickland, a new Automotive Technology pathway teacher here at Eastside. I may be new to ETC, but I have been teaching Automotive Technology in Mercer County for over five years. Deciding to teach career and technical education was important to me because I remember how much I was inspired by my former technical school teachers.
As the new year begins, I am excited to work on some awesome projects and get to know my new students.
It is important that students and their families know that I am and will always be her to help the young people achieve their dreams.
Years at Eastside: This is my first year at Eastside!
Work History: Five (5)+ years teaching Automotive Technology in Mercer County. Over eight (8) years working as an Autmotive Technology professional.
Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
Family: Married and two awesome daughters
Pets: One dog, Athena, and a guinea pig, Buck-bee
Hobbies: BBQ, watching the NFL, and watching movies.
Fun Fact: I used to work for NASCAR
3 Words That Describe You: On time, Respectful, and Blessed
Cats or Cardinals: Cats
Pet Peeve: Being disrespected
Hero: My Wife
Favorite Book: The Bible
Best piece of advice: If you are going to do something, do it well.
When I am alone I...: Watch ESPN
The best part of waking up is: Waking up