Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Watts

Mr. Watts is a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certified teacher.  He has 20 years experience teaching and is a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation Teacher (NATEF) and is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence.

Mr. Wes Watts is a proud graduate of Irmo High School.  From there he attended and graduated from The Citadel with a Bachelor of Science degree. Mr. Watts was an All Conference swimmer for The Citadel.  From the Citadel, Mr. Watts worked in the trucking industry as a diesel mechanic for 10 years.  From the large trucking industry, Mr. Watts then moved to the automotive repair field.  

Mr. Watts entered the education field in 1996 at Irmo High School specializing in teaching Automotive Technology.  In 2012, he moved to the Center for Advanced Technical Studies and currently teaches Automotive Technology I, II and III.


  • 1A/2A - Auto Technology 3 & 4                 5B/6B - Auto Technology 1 & 2

       3A - Planning                                             7B/8B - Atuo Technology 1 & 2 

                                                                      4A - Auto Technology WBL