Don Titko received a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Arts Education from Kent State University in 1983. In addition, he received his Masters Degree in Vocational Education from Kent State University in 2001. During his career, Don has spent many years in business and industry from management positions within a fortune 500 company to a construction business owner for 15 years prior to coming to Theodore Roosevelt High School. His strong beliefs in work ethic, pride in your work and craftsmanship resonate throughout his program. Instilling characteristics of accountability, responsibility, honesty, and respect allow students to grow in many ways beyond their technical training and education. Don is an advocate for the importance of students giving back to their community. This is reinforced through community service projects constructed in the program each year. To quote Don, "People forget how fast you did a job—but they remember how well you did it."