Dr. Tammie Wilker

Instructional Specialist
Cedar Valley College

Dr. Tammie Wilker has been an employee of Cedar Valley College for 11 years. She started as a student in the Automotive Program and went on to teach Introduction to Automotive Technology, Automotive Electrical Systems, Automotive Brake Systems, and Auto Suspension/Steering Systems as dual credit courses. She is currently an adjunct instructor and the Instructional Specialist-Teaching for the department assisting the faculty, staff, and students in the classrooms and labs. Dr. Wilker has received her Level-0 and Level-1 Fiat Chrysler MOPAR CAP certifications. 


  • Doctorate of Education, Leadership in Higher Education, Northcentral University, 2018 with honors
  • Master of Science, Criminal Justice with emphasis in Law, Kaplan University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, University of North Texas – Dallas, 2010
  • Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences, Automotive Technician, Cedar Valley College, 2008 with honors
  • Associate of Science, Cedar Valley College, 2008 with honors


Manufacturer Certifications

Fiat Chrysler MOPAR CAP Certifications

  • The Role of a Service Technician
  • Connecting with the Customer
  • Introduction to TechCONNECT
  • wiTECH 2.0 Fundamentals
  • Flight Recording with wiTECH 2.0
  • Flashing an ECU with wiTECH 2.0
  • New Vehicle Preparation
  • Introduction to Electrical Phase 1
  • Introduction to Electrical Phase 2
  • High Voltage Vehicle Safety and Awareness
  • Technician Documentation Requirements
  • Pre-Maintenance Inspection
  • Underhood Inspection
  • Under Car Inspection
  • Body and Electrical System Inspection
  • Express Lane Process
  • CNG Vehicle Safety
  • Engine Management 1
  • Engine Diagnosis
  • Automatic Transmission – Introduction
  • Automatic Transmission – Light Maintenance
  • Driveline – Introduction
  • Driveline – Light Maintenance
  • Precision Tools and Techniques
  • Electronic Control Systems Phase 1
  • Electronic Control Systems Phase 2
  • Starting and Charging Systems
  • Electrical Connector and Wiring Service and Repair
  • Steering and Suspension Service
  • Brake Service
  • Body Mechanical Diagnosis and Adjustments
  • Introduction to A/C
  • A/C Systems
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Diesel Engine – Fundamentals
  • Diesel Engine – Light Maintenance


Professional Development

  • 2017-2019 CVC PSSA President
  • 2017-2018 PSSEC Treasurer
  • CVC Automotive/Diesel Advisory Committee