Abel Ortiz joined the Wyoming Contractors Association Regional Training Center team of Instructors in January of 2012. With many qualities such as a thirst for knowledge, patience, determination, understanding and perseverance, Abel has created a supportive learning environment in the WCA RTC Welding Lab where students have the ability to learn at their own speed and pursue their career aspirations. Abel believes in the WCA RTC mission and since starting in 2012, has also achieved teaching certifications in National Safety Council First Aid & CPR, Drilling Rig Floor Hand, Service Rig Operations, Specialized Safety Courses for the Oil and Gas Industry, and Commercial Driving instruction. Abel also has attended specialized welding courses and continues to enhance his teaching abilities in the welding craft. Abel is proud to be a part of the WCA RTC Team of Instructors and is looking forward to many more years of teaching and helping others achieve their career goals.