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RogerKnapp, Instructor

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...

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...

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...

Bates Technical College Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty recognized with prestigious award

Annual award recognizes faculty for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology faculty Lester Burkes, Lee Jefferson, Mick McGuire...
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....

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...
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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...

Student-turned-employee: How Jeanene’s degree and experience landed her a career

Jeanene Pedee enrolled in Bates Technical College’s software development program following a layoff from a local bank. With nine years of data entry experience, she...

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...