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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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...

Dental Assisting instructor starts first-year students with heavy dose of hands-on learning

Puyallup native Shawn Adams had taught dental assisting at Bates since 2015. She began her career in dentistry in 1992 as a sterilization dental...

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 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: 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 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: Meet Counselor Erin Hayden

Licensed mental health counselor Erin Hayden is the college’s first counselor, and she is responsible for providing support to students as they navigate their...

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: 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...

Machinist instructor named to advisory board of industry accrediting body

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has selected Machinist program instructor Steve Rose to serve on the advisory council. NIMS, the manufacturing industry’s certification...