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Applications for Fall BLET Program Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for our part-time Basic Law Enforcement Training program which will begin on August 15th. Classes run from 6:00pm – 10:00pm nightly, Monday-Thursday, with some required weekends throughout the fall. Due to the lengthy application process, applicants are strongly advised to schedule an appointment, fill out the application packet and turn it in as soon as possible.

Applications for Fall BLET Program Now Being Accepted

All applications must be submitted by July 25 2022 due to the increased time on uniform orders. McDowell Technical Community College’s BLET program is still free to all students who apply. Interested students may contact the Law Enforcement Training Center at 828-652-0633. 

Stacy Buff

MTCC’s Stacy Buff Joins National Workforce Board

Stacy Buff, Vice President of Workforce Development at McDowell Technical Community College, has been elected as the North Carolina representative on the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP). The NAWDP is the largest workforce development association in the United States.

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Chris Saxton, 2024 Excellence in Teaching Award winner

Instructor, Students Receive Honors at McDowell Tech

Selection for the 2024 Excellence in Teaching, Teacher of the Year Award at McDowell Technical Community College was a particularly competitive process this year, with 11 instructors nominated for the prestigious honor. At graduation exercises last Friday, Richard Christopher (“Chris”) Saxton was announced as the winner after a series of interviews around the topic of teaching and learning by a peer selection committee during the weeks leading up to graduation.

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