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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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...

Dental Assistant instructor selected to serve on accreditation commission

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) recently selected Bates Technical College Dental Assistant instructor Teri Amundsen to serve on their team as an accreditation...

Spotlight on Staff: Academic instructor Karrie Zylstra has passion for languages, loves teaching basic...

In this edition of Spotlight on Staff, we sat down with Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) instructor Karrie Zylstra. Read on to find...

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...

Spotlight on Staff: Career Advisor Jason Carroll talks about his inspiration, mission

Jason Carroll is the career advisor for programs in the business administration, manufacturing and wholesale and retail services clusters. A married father of two...

Spotlight on Staff: Students’ bravery to change their lives inspires lead library technician Beth...

Lead Library Technician Beth Reichenbach had always loved books. But it wasn’t until she received her associate degree from Tacoma Community College and discovered...

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...

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...

Spotlight on Staff: Manager of student activities says ASG is an opportunity to give...

  Juliette Kern, Manager of Student Activities A native of Christchurch, New Zealand, Juliette Kern moved to Washington at age 12, as a navy kid. “I...

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...