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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor enjoys being creative, inspired by students’ dedication

Aimee Sidhu, MA, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor and fieldwork coordinator, has been an instructor at Bates Technical College since the OTA program began...

Spotlight on Staff: Career Advisor Jason Carroll talks about his inspiration, mission

Jason Carroll is the career advisor for programs in the business administration, manufacturing and wholesale and retail services clusters. A married father of two...

Spotlight on Staff: Students’ bravery to change their lives inspires lead library technician Beth...

Lead Library Technician Beth Reichenbach had always loved books. But it wasn’t until she received her associate degree from Tacoma Community College and discovered...

Spotlight on Staff: Civil Engineering instructor creates student-centered classroom experience

Taina Padilla Anderson has been teaching students in the Civil Engineering program since January. She holds a Master’s Degree from University of Washington Tacoma...

Spotlight on Faculty: Instructional Designer Bryce Battisti improves student learning across the college

Bryce Battisti has been teaching science in a traditional classroom setting and online at Bates Technical College since 2011. In 2016 he started serving...

Spotlight on Mechanical Engineering instructor Curt Meyer

Mechanical Engineering program instructor Curt Meyer has been a faculty member at the college since fall 2013. A native of western Iowa, Curt attended the College of...

Fire Service program welcomes new swing-shift instructor

Starting Winter Quarter, students in the swing-shift Fire Service program at South Campus will have a seasoned veteran as their instructor. Chuck Kahler, former...

Spotlight on Staff: Manager of student activities says ASG is an opportunity to give...

  Juliette Kern, Manager of Student Activities A native of Christchurch, New Zealand, Juliette Kern moved to Washington at age 12, as a navy kid. “I...

Spotlight on Staff: Academic instructor Karrie Zylstra has passion for languages, loves teaching basic...

In this edition of Spotlight on Staff, we sat down with Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) instructor Karrie Zylstra. Read on to find...
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Spotlight on Dental Lab Tech instructor Mr. Criss

Robert (Bob) Criss is one of two Dental Lab Technician instructors at Bates Technical College. Bob has more than 30 years of experience in the...