Skip Navigation

Meet the Professors

Jeffrey Hines
Instructor, Machine Tool Trade

Teaching full time at CLC since: 2007; previously taught part time at CLC for two years. Professor Hines also has worked as a trainer at Abbott Laboratories and with the Illinois Army National Guard; also was a journeyman tool-and-die maker.

Subjects taught at CLC: Machine shop, machining principles, machine trades blueprint reading, CNC operations, advanced lathe programming and advanced mill programming.

Education: A.A. and A.A.S., College of Lake County; B.S. and M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; credentialed by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.

Most memorable teaching experience: Observing a student enter the program with a specific career goal in mind and after three years of hard work and much frustration, obtain a specific job working for the company of his or her dreams.