Collision Repair Technology Instructor

Meet Mr. Parke – Collision Repair Technology Instructor

Mr. Parke, Collision Repair Technology Instructor
Mr. Steven Parke is the Collision Repair Technology instructor. He joined EASTERN in 2001. Steve is a 1980 graduate of EASTERN and Upper Moreland High School.

Since graduation, he has been employed as a technician and was foreman of Buckingham Collision & Towing.

After graduation he continued his education by completing the I-CAR Certification Program and has received ASE certification as well as certificates in automotive air conditioning and uni-body and frame straightening.


Meet Ms. Penecale – Automotive and Collision Instructional Aide

Ms. Victoria Penecale Automotive and Collision Instructional AideEastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) 2010 Collision Repair Technology/Cheltenham High School graduate, Victoria Penecale, was recently selected as EASTERN’s Automotive Technology and Collision Repair Technology Instructional Aide.  Penecale graduated from Ohio Technical College’s Auto Body and Refinishing program in February of 2012. Within that program, she successfully completed a custom paint and graphics course.  Prior to EASTERN, she worked at a custom graphics shop in Philadelphia called Brands Imaging – specializing in vehicle wraps.

Ms. Penecale valued her time at EASTERN, and felt as though education held a place in her future.  In her new role at EASTERN, she will be assisting students who need additional help in the Automotive Technology and Collision Repair Technology programs.  Penecale plans to continue her own education and teach these trade areas indefinitely.