WHO WE ARE
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At JADE Learning we are dedicated to providing top quality continuing education courses for working professionals. We pride ourselves on delivering accurate, industry specific, up-to-date material in an engaging format.
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We are a private, independent company. We do not accept any form of compensation from manufacturers or suppliers. You will never see advertising from outside sponsors or unrelated links on our website.
Continuing education can be boring. We strive to make our courses fun, interactive and interesting.
It takes industry experts, graphic artists, animators, instructional designers, programmers and customer service personnel to bring you the best possible continuing education experience.
We realize that you, our customers, are working individuals with busy lives. Even if your CE credits may not be a the top of your priority list, they’re at the top of ours.
We are serious about learning. It is part of our name. We take pride in our ability to help our customers achieve their goals.
Meet the Experts
David Burtt has been in the electrical trade since 1978. He has worked as an electrical contractor, maintenance electrician, shop supervisor, and electrical instructor. Mr. Burtt has been teaching continuing education courses on the National Electric Code since 1990. He is currently approved to offer continuing education courses on the National Electric Code in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Dade County, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association, the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and the International Society for Performance Improvement. Mr. Burtt is married and has 3 grown daughters.
Dick Statham has been in the electrical trade since 1958 when he began work as a helper while in high-school. Since then he has worked as a journeyman, controls technician, electrical contractor, estimator, and project manager. He began teaching National Electrical Code classes part time in 1972 at Mayland Technical Community College in Spruce Pine, N.C. In 1975 he moved to Greensboro, N.C., where he was the department head of the Electrical/Electronic Technology program at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, N.C. from 1975-1995. He now teaches at Guilford Tech in the Fall and Spring and enjoys his summers trout fishing in the N.C. mountains. He has been teaching continuing education courses on the National Electric Code since 1996. He is currently approved to offer continuing education courses on the National Electric Code North Carolina. He is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. He is married and has a grown daughter.
Don Hursey is currently the Senior Electrical Inspector for the Durham City/County Inspections Department. He has worked in the Inspections Department since 1977. Don is a level 3 Electrical Inspector and holds an Unlimited Electrical Contracting license in North Carolina. He is a Code panelist for the Ellis Canady Chapter of the IAEI and in 2004 was chosen the Electrical Instructor of the Year by the NC Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors. He is an Underwriters Laboratories Workshop Instructor, an Underwriters Laboratories Standard Technical Panel member for electrical devices, and a certified instructor for the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Don Hursey is also a NFPA National Instructor, and just recently the Recipient of the 2008 North Carolina Electrical Inspector of the year award.
Harvey Riddle is a Regional Operations Manager for a large national security company, and primarily manages all of the electronic security systems for a national cellphone company. He has been employed in the security industry since 1980 and has worked as a technician, service manager, Vice President and General Manager at leading edge security companies. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and is the author of the JADE Learning courses, 'Basics of CCTV Configuration', and 'Access Control.'
Bruce Resman is a project manager for Foster, Jacobs and Johnson in Duluth Minnesota. He is a licensed electrical contractor and has taught electrical classes in community college. He is the author of the JADE Learning course, 'Blueprint Reading.'
Stephen Pape is the General Manager and state air conditioning, refrigeration, and master electrical contracting licensee for Pape Air Conditioning Service in DeSoto, Texas. He is active in Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and is a past Director for the Texas State and North Texas Regional ACCA Chapters. He also has served as the Texas ACCA Legislative Chairman and North Texas Chapter President. Stephen is a 2007 MBA Graduate of Texas A&M in Commerce, Texas. He is the author of the JADE Learning course, 'How to Manage an HVAC Contracting Business.'
JADE Learning is looking for authors who can help us develop courses for the Electrical, HVAC, and Security industries. We are interested in talking to professionals who have expertise in The National Electrical Code, Electrical Safety, Equipment Maintenance, The International Mechanical Code and Uniform Mechanical Code, access control, CCTV, Network Video, and other related construction topics. JADE Learning has the e-learning design team that can take your ideas, put them online and make them accessible to a national audience of construction professionals. We have an attractive compensation plan for contributing authors. Please contact David Burtt for further information.
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