Meet Our Instructor

Hello, I am Mr. Ridley and I teach:

  • Mechanical Engineering & Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Civil and Site Engineering
  • 2D and 3D CAD

This is a picture of the instructor, Larry Ridley, in front of the river and industrial buildings in Lansing, Michigan  

My Industry and Educational Experience includes:


  • 14 years as an Instructor at the Capital Area Career Center, Ingham ISD
  • 1 year as an Instructor at Hill Vocational Center, Lansing SD
  • 2 years as an Architectural Designer and Drafter
  • 3 years as a Mechanical/Facilities Designer and Drafter
  • 1 year as a GIS Drafter
  • State of Michigan Professional Teaching Certificate
    • Endorsements
      • Drafting
      • English
      • History
      • Occupational
  • NCATE National Teacher Certification
  • Michigan State University, Continuing Education Teacher Endorsement
  • Ferris State University, MS
  • University of Tennessee, BS 

I spend my free time:

  • With my family
  • Traveling
  • Designing and creating home and art projects
  • Working on and restoring my classic car
  • Hunting
  • Writing
  • Research & Learning

Contact the Instructor

Larry Ridley