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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 assistant for Dr. Thomas Rhodes in Puyallup. After earning her associate...

Three Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team Bates Technical College representatives have selected three students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay Inslee will honor...

College celebrates Disability Awareness Day with Linda Wilder

Join us for the college’s annual Disability Awareness Day as Linda Wilder shares her experience as a woman who is visually impaired. Linda lost her vision at age 28 and began her journey of education, employment and self-confidence leading...

Fire service student wins silver in national competition

The SkillsUSA competition is a showcase of career and technical education students. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College Fire Service student Adam McKee took home a silver medal at last month’s SkillsUSA championships, held in...

Associated Student Government’s Robotics Club reboots for the future

The Robotics Club at Bates Technical College rebooted during summer quarter. Headed by the students in the Electronic Equipment Service Technician program, the club meets every Thursday at 11 a.m., when classes are in...

Bates celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with event, annual March for MLK

Activism is the theme of Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an event featuring the Tacoma Action Collective on...

Not just babysitting, Early Childhood Education graduate provides nurturing learning environment

Growing up with nearly 30 cousins, Eloisa Yanez-Rogers recalls playing teacher and pretending her youngest relatives were her students. She organized crafts, taught them how to spell their names, and helped them learn the...

College closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19 for employee training

In preparation for the start of fall quarter on Monday, Sept. 26, the college will hold an inservice training for employees on Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20. To ensure all employees can attend...

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 and Mike Sartore recently received the 2018 Exceptional Faculty Award...

Instructor wins esteemed state award

Bryce Battisti recognized for his contributions to assessment, teaching and student learning TACOMA, Wash. —Bates Technical College instructional designer Bryce Battisti was recently selected as a 2017 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award...