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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...

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...

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...

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.

Bates Technical College instructor honored as educator of the year

Dental Lab Technology instructor will be presented the Educator of the Year Award at a reception in Las Vegas this month. TACOMA, Wash. – An...
Steve MacKay, sheet metal instructor

Meet Steve MacKay, Sheet Metal Instructor

1.Where do you find inspiration each day? Those who know me know that I'm a Christian. I spend early morning time each day in...
Langrell and Young

College announces winner of 2015 Exceptional Faculty Award

In an announcement at South Campus earlier today, President Ron Langrell surprised technical high school faculty member Ed Young with the 2015 Exceptional Faculty Award....

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...

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...

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...