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Workforce Education

Get trained for a lucrative job quickly or build on your current skills with our Workforce Education division. Working with local employers and industries, we identify the education and training needed for today’s job market.

Student gaining on the job experience through our Workforce Education division.

Welcome Letter Our Workforce Education Division

I would like to welcome you to the Texarkana College Workforce Education Division. Economic development in our region is growing at a rapid pace, and Texarkana College is committed to meeting the needs of its industry partners as well as the prospective students and graduates of the workforce education programs. TC Workforce Education faculty are seasoned content matter experts that are dedicated to keep up with changes in their respective industries. We are committed to developing your skills and knowledge to enhance your marketability in high-demand occupations. The faculty does this by engaging industry partners and constantly monitoring trends to provide first class workforce education training programs to make sure you are an asset on your first day of employment. Thank you for choosing Texarkana College, I look forward to meeting you and assisting you in your endeavors.

Brandon Washington
Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education


Brandon Washington

Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education

Thomas Holt

Director of Workforce Education

John Albert

HVAC Lab Assistant

Jake Balmain

Automotive Technology Assistant Instructor

Michael Bennett

Welding Instructor- TC@TexAmericas

Tony Bennett

Auto Body Technology Program Coordinator

Lisa Bowen

Business Technology Assistant Instructor

Kevin Burns

Welding Instructor

Carol Collier

Cosmetology Instructor

George DeVore

Automotive Technology Program Coordinator

Ronda Dozier

Cosmetology Program Coordinator

Michael Lee

Construction Technology Program Coordinator

Matthew Lipps

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Program Coordinator

David Lipscomb

Diesel Technology Program Coordinator – TC@TexAmericas

Shawna Lynch-Watkins

Business Office Technology Coordinator

Ashley Weems

Culinary Arts Program Coordinator

Christina Puente

Business Technology Assistant Instructor

Trevor Richie

Mechatronics Faculty

Tracey Schuster

Culinary Arts Instructor

Anthony Thomas

Diesel Mechanics Instructor-TC@TexAmericas

Elizabeth Wadkins

Electrical Lab Assistant

Ashley Basurto

Administrative Assistant

Phillip Parrish

Retention Advisor