Department Chair, Professor
Technology Center, T414C
Letty is currently the Department Chair and lead faculty on the Business Technology program at Lake Washington Technical Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Washington.
Originally from the San Francisco bay area where she owned and operated a computer consulting business, Letty has had a varied career in several industries, (both in the United States and the United Kingdom) including time as a British civil servant and running a marketing company with a partner.
Since she began teaching in 1996, Letty has received her Master’s degree (in Education) from Exeter University in England. She is certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor and a Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and has won an award for Instructional Excellence at LWTech.
Her passion and interest has always been in curriculum development and online learning design for business software classes. Some of the special speaking and teaching engagements she’s done include the IT Education Summit, Center for Excellence, National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies, and Working Connections faculty institute. She and her husband have been married for over 30 years and have three adult children.
BA in Business Education from Western Washington University
Masters in Post-Secondary, Adult & Continuing Education from Portland State University
Facilitating instructor-led face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line classes for over 20 years. Responsible for providing classroom training on the Microsoft Applications, including Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and business classes such as Keyboarding, Business English, Job Search Skills, and Customer Service. Courses are hands-on with an emphasis on adult education and meeting the needs of participants with a variety of experience levels.
Walking, reading, mahjong, movies, water volleyball, travel, and family activities.
BA in Sociology, Indiana University
MS in Computer Science, Indiana University, M. Ed. (focus on Instructional Technology), University of Texas
Certificate in Teaching ESL, Seattle University
Software Developer at Indiana U., Texas Instruments, University of Texas
Technical Software Trainer: Texas Instruments
Computer-based Training Author/Designer, Tech. Writer, Tech. Writing Manager, Microsoft.
ESL, I-BEST, Basic Computer Skills Instructor–Hopelink, Lake WA Institute of Technology.
Walking, birdwatching and nature study, curling, language study, and learning new things wherever my whimsy takes me.
Keith Rowley is a self-professed "software geek," who loves learning new software and then teaching it, thereby spreading his love of technology.
Keith has been teaching in college since 1994. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Arts, and has taught computer software and web technologies from both artistic and business perspectives. Keith is originally from the Corpus Christi, Texas area, where he owned a couple of hip coffee shops, managed several computer labs at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and hosted drum circles at the beach. He taught graphic design and electronic imaging at TAMU-CC from 1996-2004, and has been doing independent creative and tech consulting since 1996. Keith has been teaching Microsoft Office, Windows, file management, keyboarding, and Information Technology classes at Bellevue College since 2007, and has been teaching business technology courses at Lake Washington Institute of Technology since 2016.
In addition to teaching, Keith has served as educational technologist at Bellevue College's eLearning Center since 2012. In this role, he helps other faculty design their Canvas courses for maximum efficiency, clarity, and accessibility.
When not teaching, Keith is usually either listening to or creating music, or reading science fiction.
Selma “Sam” Saunders has been responsible for the development and implementation of training programs to assist employees with developing the information technology skills and knowledge to meet their business goals. She has been teaching instructor-led, hybrid and on line classes for the last 25 years. Sam is responsible for providing classroom training on the Microsoft Office suite of products. Courses are hands-on with an emphasis on adult education and meeting the needs of participants with a variety of experience levels. Sam is currently facilitating both credit and continuing education courses.
BS in Information Technology and Administrative Management from Central Washington University
International Student Advisor/DSO, Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Program Specialist 2, Testing and Assessment Services, Edmonds CC
Program Coordinator, Registrar’s Office, Bastyr University
Teaching Assistant and Tutor (Business Technology classes), Bellevue College
Walking, shopping, taking various classes and spending time with family
Zorica has been teaching in higher-ed for almost 30 years on both sides of the Atlantic. Since she moved to the Seattle area in 2006, she has been teaching at Bellevue College, the University of Washington, Seattle Colleges and LWTech in the Business Technology program.
Besides teaching, she has been working on various educational projects. Zorica published many papers in the field of information technology and co-authored two books on management information systems.
Avg. WA State Salary $45,415/yr
People Employed in WA 33,913
Avg. Wage in King County $23.06/hr
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