Curriculum Coordinator, Crowder College
With over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, Wooden currently serve as the Curriculum Coordinator for Crowder College’s Transport Training program in Neosho, Missouri. He is responsible for developing and supervising the commercial motor vehicle, entry-level driver training curriculum and training methods.
Wooden earned his driver certification from Crowder and began driving for Sitton Motor Lines in 1993. He subsequently worked as a driver trainer at McKee Foods (a.k.a. Little Debbie) for 17 years before taking a full-time instructor position at Crowder in 2012.
Wooden received a Master’s degree in career and technical education from the University of Central Missouri and is currently pursuing an Education Doctorate in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning from the University of Arkansas. He regularly speaks on the subject of adult education, training methodology, motivation and coaching, and is also involved in research in training methodology for the truck driving industry.