Charles (Chris) Warren

Instructor, Building Construction Technology

  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7644
  • BTC, Rm.118
Charles (Chris) Warren


  • Expected 2021, M.S., Educational Leadership, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2015, PDE Vocational 1 Certification, The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Business Administration, Gettysburg College 1986

Academic Experience

  • 2019, Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • 2009 – 2019 Building Construction Instructor, State College Area School District

Work Experience

  • 1987 – Present Warren Builders LLC. and Warren Builders Inc. and subsidiaries
    Owner and operating CEO of commercial and residential building/land development company doing business in 5 eastern states. Primary responsibilities: land acquisition, permit development, project bidding, estimating, sales, engineering road and site development, home construction, marketing and continued customer satisfaction.
  • 2004-2009 Cottages of Oriental LLC.
    Owner/operator with responsibilities including land acquisition, construction management, and property maintenance management in North and South Carolina as a land development corporation.

Professional Leadership

  • 2019 – Present Builders Association of Central PA, President
  • 2015 – Present Foundation for Housing, Executive Trustee
  • 2014 – Present PBA Workforce Training and Education Committee, Chairman
  • 2014 – Present National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Student Chapters, Professional Advisory Committee, Board Member
  • 2013 – Present Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, Advisory Board Member
  • 2013 – 2019 State College Federal Credit Union, Executive Director

Professional Recognitions

  • 2019 Builder Associate of the Year, Pennsylvania Builders Association
  • 2014 Student Chapter of the Year, Club Advisor, NAHB
  • 2012 State College Magazine, Teacher of the Year


  • Certified Green Professional
  • MAX Teaching Instructional Certification
  • Lead Paint Abatement
  • Gastite Installation
  • Uponor Pex
  • International Residential Code Building Code Official License
  • Concrete Engineering Application Certificate
  • FAA Licensed Private Pilot
  • NJ Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • PA State Annuities and Life Insurance License


  • 2012 – 2014 Presented, Instructional Teaching Strategies, Penn State Integrated Learning Conference
  • 2011 – 2012 Presented experiences of the certification process and classroom management strategies for Penn State University, Workforce Education, WFED100