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Friday, May 25, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: History instructor encourages students to participate in educational process

Academic instructor Kurt Schaefer has been teaching history at Bates Technical College since 1991, "which is long enough to have had the children 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...
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...

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...

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: 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,...

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...

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.

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...

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...