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Welcome to Mingus Auto.

Your child is now enrolled in a REAL College Course.  All the Automotive Courses at Mingus Union High School are Dual Enrollment!!! Please read the tab about Dual Enrollment. 

Mr. Hooton’s background and experience:

Andy Hooton was born and raised in the south bay area of Los Angeles, California.  Upon high school graduation he attended trade school in Glendale, Arizona. He went to work in the automotive repair field, obtaining Master Automobile Technician Certification before the age of 20.  He began working for one of the big three in a technical capacity. He has held various positions in dealership management, and was a corporate trainer for another of the big three manufacturers. Mr. Hooton also taught as Automotive Adjunct Faculty for Two Arizona Community Colleges, and a private trade school. He additionally taught World History, US History, Government, and Economics at a private high school. Mr. Hooton has an AA from Yavapai College, a B.S. Ed. In Career and Technical Education and M. Ed. in Educational Technology from Northern Arizona University.  He currently teaches Dual Enrollment Automotive Technology Courses at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, Arizona. He lives in Dewey, Arizona with his partner and their three children aged 17,18, and 20. Mr. Hooton currently holds 12 A.S.E. Certifications.