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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Dental Assisting instructor focuses on student success

Recently, we sat down with instructor Flossie Hollie, who has been a part of Bates Technical College's faculty for 14 years.  Q: What inspires you...

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...
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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...

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.
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Fire Service instructor and Bates alumni Chuck Kahler grateful to his mentors

This edition of Focus on Faculty features Fire Service program instructor Chief Chuck Kahler. After spending a long career in the industry, in 2016,...

Meet Laura Robertson, Electronic and Communications Systems Technology instructor

Electronic and Communications Systems Technology program instructor Laura Robertson has been a faculty member for the past 25 years. Prior to coming to Bates, she taught...

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...

OTA instructor Aimee Sidhu receives Exceptional Faculty Award

Annual award recognizes an instructor for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor Aimee Sidhu received the...

Broadcasting and Video Production instructor named Educator of the Year

The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) recently named Bates Technical College faculty member Roland Robinson as Educator of the Year....

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...