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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....
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Bates Technical College’s Commercial Truck Driving program instructor Bob Gunter recognized with prestigious award

Annual award recognizes faculty for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Commercial Truck Driving: Entry Level program instructor Bob Gunter recently...

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...

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 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...

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...

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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Appetite for Instruction

SPOTLIGHT on Culinary Arts instructor Roger Knapp. Knapp has been a Bates faculty member for 23 years. Where do you find inspiration each day? Inspiration comes...

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...

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...