TATC Faculty and Staff

(435) 248-1800

66 W. Vine Street, Tooele, Utah



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Bryant, Don

Instructor, Welding Technician


  •  Certified in Pipe Welding

  •  Certified HVAC Carrier

  •  Certified Vibration Analysis Technician

  •  Certified Dynamic Balancing Certification

  •  Four-year Millwright Apprenticeship

Industry Experience: 36 years


Datteri, David

Instructor, Welding Technician

Degrees:  BS – Vocational Agriculture Education, Colorado State University; AA – Agriculture, Northeastern Junior College

Industry Experience: 29 years


Ferguson, Lyle

Instructor, Cosmetology/Barbering

Degrees:  AAS, Salt Lake Community College


  •  Utah Cosmetology/Barber License

  •  Utah Cosmetology/Barber Instructor License

  •  State of Utah Professional Education License - Level 1

Industry Experience: 24 years


Mena, Joe

Instructor, Business Technologies

Degrees:  Associate of Applied Science Degree - ITT Technical Institute


  •  State of Utah Professional Educator License - Level 1

  •  Certiport - IC3 Certification

  •  Information Systems Technician Rate Training

  •  Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

  •  A+ Certified Professional

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Word and Excel 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook and Word 2003

Industry Experience: 18 years


Olson, Jay

Instructor, Information Technologies

Degrees:  BS – Electronics Engineering Technology, BYU


  •  Certified Wireless Security Professional- PW0-200

  •  CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional 2007

  •  Certiport - IC3 Certification

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel 2003

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Outlook 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Word 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel Expert 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Power Point 2002

  •  Microsoft Office Specialist - Access 2002

Industry Experience: 2 years in the IT field, 8 years teaching


Petersen, Tina

Instructor, Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees:  BS - Nursing, BYU - Idaho; AS, Salt Lake Community College and Weber State University


  •  RN, Weber State University

  •  BLS Instructor, American Heart Association

  •  Certified Nursing Assistant, SLTATC

Industry Experience:  3 years


Putnik, Sharyn

Instructor, Business Technologies

Industry Experience: 19 years


Rydalch, Suzette

Instructor, Medical Assisting

Degrees: BS Degree from Weber State, AS from Salt Lake Community College,

Certifications: MA Certificate, Wasatch South Regional Consortium

Industry Experience: 10 years


Sherman, Colleen

Instructor, Health Care Technologies

Degrees: AA - Business, Solano College, CA


  •  BLS Instructor License, American Heart Association

  •  Certified Registered Medical Assistant

  •  EMT License from Sierra College

  •  Radiology Practical Technician License

  •  Certificate in Medical Assisting from Western Career College

Industry Experience: 16 years working as a Medical Assistant


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