Auto Body Collision Technology - Faculty

Dale DeRung
Auto Body Collision & Repair Tech Instructor
(320) 308-5742

Office: 1-235
Dale DeRung, Auto Body Collision & Repair Tech Instructor Dale has been an instructor at SCTCC since 1990. Dale has worked in the Collision Repair Industry for over 40 years including owning and operating his own repair facility. He has many industry certifications including; ASE Master Certified Technician, PPG Master Certified Painter and I-CAR certified in multiple areas.

Fall 2020 Courses:
Collision Repair Industry, Production Lab I, Repair Plan Process, Sheet Metal Repair

 , I have worked in the collision repair industry for 11 years. I grew up in Faribault, MN. I went to school for Auto Body Collision Repair and graduated from college in 2005 with an Associate's Degree In Auto Body Collision Repair. I gained experience working in a variety of different auto body shops in the industry. I am I-CAR certified in multiple areas. I have done paint training with PPG and Axalta refinishing schools. I am also a Fire Fighter/EMT in Garrison, MN, where I live. I enjoy helping people and I believe being a Fire Fighter has helped me to be a better instructor.

Fall 2020 Courses:
Advanced Refinish, Collision Welding, Production Lab I, Production Lab III, Sheet Metal Repair

Leanne Pearson
College Lab Assistant 1 - Auto Body
(320) 308-5047

Leanne Pearson, College Lab Assistant 1 - Auto Body Graduated from the Auto Body Collision Program in 2006. Worked and gained experience with several industry collision repair shops. Returned to school for a degree in Business Management in 2012. Both of Leanne's degrees were from SCTCC.