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

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Welcome Letter

I would like to welcome you to the Texarkana College Workforce 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 programs. TC Workforce 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 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


Brandon Washington

Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education

Shawna Lynch-Watkins

Director of Workforce

Michael Bennett

Welding Instructor- TC@TexAmericas

Tony Bennett

Auto Body Technology Program Coordinator

Kevin Burns

Welding Instructor

Carol Collier

Cosmetology Instructor

George DeVore

Automotive Technology Program Coordinator

Rhonda Dozier

Cosmetology Program Coordinator

Thomas Holt

Electrical Technology, Electronics/Instrumentation Technology, and Industrial Maintenance Program Coordinator

Michael Lee

Construction Technology Program Coordinator

Matthew Lipps

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Program Coordinator

Shelia Lynn

Culinary Arts Program Coordinator

Angel Martinez

Electrical Technology Instructor

Tracey Schuster

Culinary Arts Instructor

Leslie Scott Smart

Electricity Instructor and Master Electrician

Scotty Hayes

Executive Director TexAmericas

David Lipscomb

Diesel Technology Program Coordinator – TC@TexAmericas

Anthony Thomas

Diesel Mechanics Instructor-TC@TexAmericas

Jill Yates

Welding Program Coordinator – TC@TexAmericas

Ashley Basurto

Administrative Assistant

Phillip Parrish

Retention Advisor