Instructor: Architectural CAD/Design
Dave Ecenrode has been a teacher since 2001. His prior work experience includes working as a draftsmen at JC Snavely & Sons and Webber/Smith & Sons, and as a designer/project manager at Design Unlimited and Dale Building Designs. In 1984, he earned his Associate’s Degree in Architectural Technology from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, his Bachelor’s Degree in Workforce Education from Penn State University in 2010 and his Master’s in Education and Principals Certification from Cabrini College in 2012. He received his Certified Professional Builder Designer certification from NCBDC in 1990.
Mr. Ecenrode was awarded a national “Design Award of Excellence” from the American Institute of Building Design from a design entry he submitted in the national design competition. He has served as a SkillsUSA Adviser for the past 11 years, and served on the state board of directors for SkillsUSA from 2009-2012 & 2015-2018. He is currently serving on the SkillsUSA National Education team for the Architectural Drafting Competition. Dave has had two SkillsUSA national medalists in Architectural Drafting, first and third place in the past 14 years! He has also sent a student to the national competition in Architectural Drafting the past 14 years straight.
For the past two years, he has been an adviser for the National Technical Honor Society. He is also actively involved in his community working for the Donegal High School drama department for the past five years serving as the set designer and construction team leader for both the fall play and spring musical.