Selva "Lee" Tucker

Founder of the Floor Educational Guild  864 238 5507

Experience and Education 

BA Degree, University of South Carolina, Philosophy and Government

​Security Certification, Policy Academy, SCDC, Columbia, SC 1981

  • 1974 – 1988 Installer Wood, Ceramic Tile, Carpet, VCT, Woven Carpet, Stone
  • 1988 – 1990 Installer and Floor Inspector


  • 1990 – 1092 Installer and Carpet Cleaner
  • 1990 – Bane Cleen, Certified Carpet Cleaner
  • 1990 – DuPont Master Clean Certification

  • 1992 – Certified Carpet Inspector, FCITS (Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services)
  • 1992 – Spot dying and Side Match Correction, FCITS

  • 1993 – Armstrong Residential Installer Training, Certified
  • 1993 – Armstrong Commercial Installer Training, Certified
  • 1993 – Vinyl, VCT and Specialty Flooring Inspection Certification, FCITS

  • 1994 – Commercial Carpet and Concrete Moisture Testing Certification, FCITS
  • 1994 – Residential and Commercial Vinyl & VCT, FCITS
  • 1994 – Flooring Inspector Workshop Update Convention, FCITS
  • 1994 - Mannington Vinyl & VCT Inspector's Training and Certification

  • 1995 – Flooring Inspector Workshop Update Convention FCITS

  • 1996 – Floor Inspector Workshop Update Convention FCITS

  • 1997 - Floor Inspector Workshop Update Convention FCITS
  • 1997 - L & N Laminate and Engineered Class, Certified


  • 1999 – Advance Floor Pro Convention, Advance Flooring Specialist
  • 1999 – Woven Certification, FCITS
  • 1999 – Advance Inspectors Update, FCITS
  • 1999 – Mannington Update, Atlanta, GA.

  • 2000 - Floor Inspector Workshop Update Convention FCITS
  • 2000 - NICFI Convention Update
  • 2000 - L & N Class

  • 2001 – National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association and National Wood Flooring  Association Installation School, Certified (NOFMA & NWFA)
  • 2001 – Ceramic Tile Education Foundation – Installation, Certified
  • 2001 – Advance Flooring Specialist (Pro) Convention
  • 2001 – FCITS Convention Update
  • 2001 – National Institute of Certified Flooring Inspectors, Member (NICFI)
  • 2001 – Mannington Inspector’s Update

  • 2002 – NICFI Convention
  • 2002 - Mohawk University Installation School, Mohawk Certification
  • 2002 – AFS Woven Class, Certified

  • 2003 – NOFMA Inspection School
  • 2003 – NICFI Convention
  • 2003 - Inspectors Training Services

          First Class - Hardwood Floor Inspections (first class taught in the United States for Hardwood Floors)

​          Second Class - Hard Surface School, 

          Third Class - Carpet Inspectors School


  • 2003 - L & N Class


  • 2004 – NOFMA Class
  • 2004 – CTEF Inspector’s School, Certified
  • 2004 – NICFI Convention

  • 2005 – CTEF Advance Inspector’s School, Certified
  • 2005 – NOFMA Inspector’s Class
  • 2005 – NWFA Inspector’s Class, certified
  • 2005 – NICFI Convention

  • 2006 – NOFMA Inspectors School

  • 2007 – NOFMA Inspectors School
  • 2007 – NICFI Convention

  • 2008 – NOFMA Inspectors School
  • 2008 – FCITS Convention Update
  • 2008 – NICFI Convention
  • 2008 – AFS, Greensboro, NC

  • 2009 – I started the Floor Educational Guild, 1st class at North Carolina State University Engineered Wood Workshop

      All wood & Ceramic classes from 2009 to Present were developed, arranged and sponsored by me. Floor Educational Guild

  •  2009 – Wood ID, NCSU Floor Educational Guild

  • 2010 – Wood Class – NCSU
  • Concrete for the Flooring Inspector, NCSU
  • 2010 – Wood Class, NCSU
  • 2010 – Installer Class, CTEF, update
  • 2010 - Mohawk Update Class

  • 2011 – Wood Class, NCSU
  • 2011 - North American Laminate Flooring Association, Certified Laminate Inspector
  • 2011 – NICFI Convention

  • 2012 – Wood Class, NCSU
  • 2012  - Wood Class, Industry leaders and NCSU, Charleston, SC
  • 2012 - Concrete for the Flooring Inspector, CHARLESTON, SC

  • 2013 – Wood Class by Guild at the NWFA Headquarters, ST. Louis, MO.
  • 2013 – Concrete On Grade, (Roberto Nunez), NCSU, Charleston
  • 2013 – Wood ID, Forest Products Laboratory, Charleston, SC
  • 2013 – Wood Class, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
  • 2013 - Ceramic Tile Class, Floor Educational Guild

  • 2014 – Wood Class, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
  • 2014 – Wood Class by Va. Tech., New Orleans, La.
  • 2014 - Ceramic Tile Class, Floor Educational Guild

  • 2015 – Wood Class, Va.Tech, Blacksburg, Va
  • 2015 – Wood Class, Forest Products Laboratory
  • 2015 – Vinyl Seminar, Dalton, Ga, Floor Educational Guild

  • 2016 – Carpet Seminar, Dalton, Ga, Floor Educational Guild
  • 2016 – Wood Class, Va. Tech
  • ​2016 - Mohawk Class Updates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Services

  EXPERT IN ALL INTERIOR FLOORING SURFACES   

  CARPET

  RESILIENT

  HARDWOOD

  LAMINATES

  CERAMIC TILE & STONE

  SPECIALTY SURFACES & RESINOUS COATINGS

  SPORTS & COURT FLOORING

  POLISHED & STAINED CONCRETE

  CONCRETE MOISTURE TESTING