Danny Choate
Assistant Professor, Construction Technology Program Head
(276) 744-4973
Crossroads
Office Hours: 
Monday: 1:30PM-4PM
Tuesday: 1:30PM-4PM
Wednesday: 1:30PM-4PM
Thursday: 1:30PM-4PM
Friday: Available by appointment.

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Galax, VA
High School Attended: 
Galax High Schools
Degrees and Certifications: 
Associate Degree in Electrical Mechanical, Wytheville Community College
Class A General Contractor with BLD Certification
OSHA 10/30 Certified Instructor
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Certified Instructor Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic
The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
...helping students to complete their degree and work toward a better career. And the people at WCC are great to work with.

Current Teaching Schedule

Building

BLD 215: OSHA 30 Construction Safety

BLD 215 - OSHA 30 Construction Safety (2 Credits) Covers all topics included in the OSHA 30-hour course. Prerequisite: OSHA 10 Certification. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
37675
BLD  215-70 Course Materials
2 ~T~R~~~ 2021-08-23 2021-10-15 16:00:00 18:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0224 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R

Electricity

ELE 110: Home Electric Power

ELE 110 - Home Electric Power (3 credits) Covers the fundamentals of residential power distribution, circuits, panels, fuse boxes, breakers, transformers. Includes study of the national electrical code, purpose and interpretation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
37683
ELE  110-70 Course Materials
M~~~~~~ 2021-08-23 2021-10-15 16:00:00 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0171 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
37686
ELE  110-71L Course Materials
3 ~~W~~~~ 2021-08-23 2021-10-15 16:00:00 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R
50286
ELE  110-72L Course Materials
3 ~~W~~~~ 2021-08-23 2021-10-15 12:30:00 15:40:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 72L In Person Choate,Daniel R

ELE 115: Basic Electricity

ELE 115: Basic Electricity (2-3 credits) Covers basic circuits and theory of fundamental concepts of electricity. Presents a practical approach to discussion of components and devices. Pre-requisite is MTE 1.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
37669
ELE  115-75 Course Materials
3 ~T~~~~~ 2021-08-23 2021-10-15 18:20:00 19:50:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0224 75 In Person Choate,Daniel R

ELE 127: Residential Wiring Methods

ELE 127 Studies wiring methods and standards used for residential dwellings. Provides practical experience in design, layout, construction, and testing of residential wiring systems by use of scaled mock-ups. Lecture: 2 per week Laboratory: 3 per week Total: 5 per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
37783
ELE  127-70 Course Materials
~T~~~~~ 2021-10-18 2021-12-17 16:00:00 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0224 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
37785
ELE  127-71L Course Materials
3 ~~~R~~~ 2021-10-18 2021-12-17 16:00:00 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R
50288
ELE  127-72L Course Materials
3 ~~~R~~~ 2021-10-18 2021-12-17 12:30:00 15:40:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 72L In Person Choate,Daniel R

Energy Technology

ENE 120: Solar Power - Photovoltaic and Thermal

ENE 120 - Solar Power - Photovoltaic and Thermal (4 Credits) Studies the production and conversion of electrical energy from modular to grid power systems. Covers the storage of energy, thermal solar capture, and storage for residential and commercial applications. Covers energy conversion and storage equipment based on size and efficiency. Prerequisite: ELE 157 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
37787
ENE  120-70 Course Materials
M~~~~~~ 2021-10-18 2021-12-17 16:00:00 20:40:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0171 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
37788
ENE  120-71L Course Materials
4 ~~W~~~~ 2021-10-18 2021-12-17 16:00:00 20:40:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0171 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R

 

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