Washburn Tech instructors are in a league of their own. Not only have they spent years in the classroom, these professionals have spent years in the field carefully perfecting their craft. In addition, they maintain their ties to business and industry which can lead to on-the-job training, internships and employment.

Construction Division

Building Technology - Steve Greene and David Praiswater; Cabinet/Millwork - Johnny Lemon; Commercial & Heavy Construction - Mike Evenson; Electrical Technology - Chris Mullins; Climate & Energy Control Technologies -Cody Beauclair and Ben Simpson

Human Services Division

Business Bookkeeping & Accounting - Russell Hinshaw; Early Childhood Professional - Tammy Schrickel; Culinary - Matthew Flink and Scott Nickel; Legal Office - Lynn Dawson; Medical Office Specialist - Diane Stumpf; Office Careers Technology - Russell Hinshaw; Cosmetology - Judith Chenoweth, Wida Egan and Teresa Huttenmaier

Technology Division

Advanced Systems Technology - John Rasmussen, Aaron Starnes; Information Systems Technology - Paul Mallory, Ali Setayesh, Wade Hoover (evenings) and Jace Thompson (evenings); Graphics Technology - Pam Manning; Machine/Tool Technology - Larry Newell; Fast-Track Machine/Tool Technology - Richard Anderson; Welding - Nicholas Hunter, Dan Stumpf; Fast-Track Welding - Jonathan Rossich, Jordan Rossich and Cody Scott; Fast-Track Welding (evening) - James Robbins; Technical Drafting - Jaime Chapman; Fabrication - James Robbins

Transportation Division

Auto Collision - Emiliano Arzate and Eric ShowalterAuto Service Technician - Michael Clouser (North), Darrin Dillingham, Aaron Karnes and Robert OswaldDiesel Technology - JW Patterson, Jim Seichepine, Dave Tenpenny

Health Care Division

Health Care Technology - Ronda Haverkamp, Kelly Winkel; Practical Nursing - Dodie Greenfield (Level 1),  Kathy Hamman (evening), Stephanie Selk (Level 2), Ashley Tyler (Level 1) and Nicole Wade (Level 2); Surgical Technology - Megan Staab; Nurse Aide - Peggy Snook; EMT - Steve Sutton; Phlebotomy - Kimberly Young; Life Sciences - Mark Green

Advantage Center

Nicole Bartell, case mgr/advisor; Robyn Conners, adult ed. coordinator; Mandy Cox, Advantage Center coordinator; Chris Graversen, GED; Dawn Yarnell

Lawrence Gardner High School

Marty DeVader, Fred Harmon, Chris Herron, John Schonfeldt and Kyle Wieder

Instructor and Staff Support

At Washburn Tech, our best asset is instructors along with the staff who support them. Washburn Tech provides the guidance and resources they need to focus on students and their success. The quality of our programs is a direct result of instructor experience, expertise and commitment.
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Development Resources

Washburn University provides instructors and staff with a wide variety of resources for their professional and personal development.

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The goal of the Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL) is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching and enhance student learning.

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Technical instructors and staff partner on several committees to improve the Washburn Tech experience, both for the student and the employee.

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