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Monday, June 24, 2019

Instructor wins esteemed state award

Bryce Battisti recognized for his contributions to assessment, teaching and student learning TACOMA, Wash. —Bates Technical College instructional designer Bryce Battisti was recently selected as...
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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...

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...

Faculty Spotlight: Civil engineering provides a service to humankind

Civil Engineering instructor Brian Smith says his personal values are the three M’s—Music, Mountains, and Mathematics (and, by extension civil engineering, a form of...

Faculty spotlight: Five questions with Barry Young

CNC Machinist instructor Barry Young came to Bates Technical College in 2008 following 25 years in the aerospace industry working as a journeyman machinist,...

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology instructor advocates for student success

As a young boy, tinkering with things sparked Mick McGuire’s love for engines. The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Mechanic instructor’s father worked at a...

Meet Your Veterans Student Advisor

What inspires you each day? I am inspired each day by the thought that I can help a soldier, veteran, spouse or dependent, think through their learning needs and educational options and make a quality decision about how to pursue their future.

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...

Five questions with Mary Ann Keith, Administrative Medical Assistant instructor

Mary Ann Keith has been the Administrative Medical Assistant instructor at Bates Technical College since October 2013. Ms. Keith taught at another technical college from...

Web development instructor dedicated to developing minds, providing knowledge

Web Development instructor Ingrid Smith started her career in the world of web as an apprentice. Originally from Germany, she has taught college-level technology...