Bates Technical College’s Dan Eberle honored


TACOMA – Governor Jay Inslee honored Dan Eberle, a career advisor and the disability support services coordinator at Bates Technical College, with the state’s highest award given to a person with a disability. Eberle received the prestigious Governor’s Trophy in Memory of Carolyn Blair Brown at a ceremony held at Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond in October. [Read more…]

Important registration deadlines for Winter Quarter 2015

111714 REgistration photoWinter Quarter 2015 registration begins Nov. 17 for current students. New students register first, then former students who are coming back, followed by new students. Former and new students will receive information by email.

Be sure to register online by clicking here as early as possible to guarantee a seat in the classes you need. Winter quarter starts Jan. 5.


Upcoming registration dates and deadlines:

Nov. 17 – Registration begins for current students

Nov. 21 ­– Last day to register for online classes at JBLM

Nov. 24 – Registration begins for former students

Nov. 25 – Registration begins for new students

– Last day to withdraw from a class at JBLM

Story reprinted, with permission, from Pierce News website.

CPTC: November’s Unsung Hero


Cindy Overton is a firm believer that online learning is the way of the future, and the eLearning Support Specialist is a big reason Clover Park Technical College keeps up with the growing trend.

“I’m all over it,” Overton said.

Overton was selected the Unsung Hero for the month of November because of her dedication to increasing student success and educational access.

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CPSD Board of Directors earns state award

LAKEWOOD- Clover Park School District’s Board of Directors earned a Board of Distinction award from the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) for demonstrating effective use of the Washington State Board Standards which promote research-based governance practices that lead to high levels of student and district achievement and help close the opportunity gap.

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‘Sunset Festival of Bands’ on Pierce County TV

The Sunset Festival of Bands is being televised for the first time in its six-year history, thanks to Pierce County TV. The high school marching band demonstration was held Oct. 25 at Sumner High School’s Sunset Stadium. Hosted by Sumner High, the nine participating bands each performed twice before a panel of judges. Blue Thunder, the high-energy drum line that performs at Seattle Seahawks games, entertained as a special guest. [Read more…]