Phone: 630-636-2155


Degrees and Certifications:

Associates in Automotive Technology from Waubosee Community College Bachelor's in Applied Science (Automotive Technology) from Southern Illinois University ASE Certified OSHA-10 Certified AWS - Certified Welding Educator (CWE)

Mr. Alex Rodriguez

I joined the Oswego High School staff in 2002 after working in the automotive industry for several years. I graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., with a bachelor's in automotive technology in 1999. I received my master's degree in workforce education in 2005. I also have an OSHA 10 certificatoin and earn my American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Educator (CWE) certification in summer of 2020. I have a passion for teaching skills our students can directly apply to our workforce.  

I have taught automotive technology from 2002 until 2016. I am currently our full time Metals and Manufacutring instructor.  Our program includes gas welding, arc welding, manual machining, basic CNC operation, and sheet metal fabrication. 


Our Program course are:

Metals and Manufacturing I

Metals and Manufacturing II

Advance Metals and Manufacturing