Hillcrest, Calif. – The Professional Trucker Institute, Corporation. (PTDI), a company whose mission should be to raise the standard of trucker courses by creating and promoting minimum training standards, by certifying courses that meet individuals standards, has awarded its 13th annual Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award to Carl Spatocco, regional v . p . from the practice Affiliates/All-Condition Career School, Lester, Pa. The ceremony occured March 15, 2011, with the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Annual Convention inside the Hilton Bayfront Hotel & Convention Center in Hillcrest, Calif.

The award, based on Delmar, Cengage Learning, is supplied to someone who exemplifies the general mission within the Professional Trucker Institute, Corporation., which Lee Crittenden is a staunch supporter until his dying in April 1998. “Delmar is proud to sponsor this esteemed award that is proud to make use of PTDI in recognizing Mr. Spatocco”, pointed out Kristen Davis, Director of Transportation Industry Solutions at Delmar, Cengage Learning. “It’s people like him which can make utilized in this industry so rewarding.”

Spatocco has extensive experience available driver training segment within the transportation industry. His background includes managing multiple accredited commercial driver training schools for twenty five years approximately. Since 2003, he’s offered on PTDI’s Board of Company company company directors, Standards Review Committee, and Certification Commission. He’s a Board person available Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) for seven years, including holding the positions of treasurer, chairman and past chairman. Spatocco is presently vice chairman available Driver Training Foundation and possesses offered on numerous industry advisory boards and committees for the American Trucking Associations, TCA, the us government Motor Carrier Safety Administration along with the American Association of Automobile Managers. Also, he sits across the Board within the Pennsylvania Association of non-public School Managers that is a classic Board area of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.

Based on David Money, CDS, CDT, chairman of PTDI’s Certification Commission and technical director-transportation for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Loss Control Advisory Services Group, “Carl applies an ordinary, insightful, analytical method of reviewing schools and policies for PTDI course certification utilizes his significant understanding not just in the transportation industry, but the whole process of training to understand PTDI that is unflappable inside the persistence for detail.”


Through his participation with CVTA, Spatocco helped to create a teacher development program which has shown to become highly advantageous to PTDI. “Among PTDI’s core standards is instructor development, therefore we were fortunate that folks can make this program open to schools. Numerous [schools are] now with it to assist ensure the standard of their instructors,” pointed out Virginia DeRoze, former program director for PTDI along with the 2002 people finding the Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award.