Meet Our Instructor 

  Clayton Powell

Hello!  I am Clayton Powell, Kent Transition Center Automotive Instructor.  I am excited to work at KTC and enjoy seeing that moment when the students grasp a concept and really get excited about their learning.  One of the best things about my job is sharing ideas and knowledge with the students and watching them grow throughout the school year.  

Industry Experience

  • 5 years as a technician in General Motors Dealerships
  • 15 years teaching Automotive Technology
  • Adjunct Instructor for Montcalm Community College

Education & Certifications

  • Master's in Education, Spring Arbor University
  • Bachelor's in Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • Associate Degree, Ferris State University
  • Brakes
  • Electrical
  • Engine Repair
  • Engine Performance
  • Steering/Suspension
  • Maintenence and Light Repair

More About Me

My wife Kelly and I have two children, Bryson and Delaney. The kids keep us busy as they participate in many activities ranging from sports to boy and girl scouts.  During our free time we also enjoy camping.