March 15, 2018
(Above photo from left to right)
Back Row: Phil Trumbo (Professor, Digital Gaming & Interactive Media), Karen Lee, (Professor, Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language), Shanti Conners (Professor, Early Childhood Education), Bruce Reid (Board Trustee) Middle Row: Jennifer Rogoff (Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant), Hallie Pritchett (Professor, Public Health), Anne Hamilton (Board Trustee), Janet Waters (Professor, Baking Arts), Pamela Jeffcoat (Professor, Medical Assisting) Front Row: Darrel Mitsunaga (Board Trustee), Dr. Amy Morrison (LWTech President), Laura Wildfong (Board Trustee)
Kirkland, Wash. – The Board of Trustees of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), have awarded tenure to seven faculty members: Shanti Conners, Pamela Jeffcoat, Karen Lee, Hallie Pritchett, Jennifer Rogoff, Phil Trumbo, and Janet Waters.
Conners teaches Early Childhood Education and holds a Masters of Arts in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College. Jeffcoat teaches Medical Assisting and holds a Masters of Arts degree in Russian Studies from the University of Washington. Lee teaches Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language and holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and International Studies from Columbia International University. Pritchett teaches Public Health and holds a Masters of Public Health in Global Public Health Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rogoff teaches in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program and holds a Masters of Education in Occupational Therapy from Springfield College. Trumbo teaches Digital Gaming and Interactive Media and holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. Waters teaches Baking Arts and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Culinary Management from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. The LWTech Board of Trustees awarded tenure to the faculty members at their meeting on March 12.
"Our tenured professors have demonstrated their dedication to student success by completing a comprehensive and rigorous three-year process. They have strengthened their programs and developed and sustained long-lasting industry relationships. They embody what it means to truly make a difference in the lives of our students,” said Dr. Amy Morrison, president of LWTech.
As the only public institute of technology in Washington state, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) a provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers eight applied bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 associate degrees, and more than 91 professional certificates in 42 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
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