Faculty Connections

Faculty Connections – Michael Lambert

Michael, 28, from Inola, Oklahoma, is a Senior Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School. He usually teaches 115, which is the Pipe Welding phase of the Professional Welder program, in the evening shift. Thanks for your time, Michael. How long have you been teaching at TWS? This is my fourth month teaching at Tulsa Welding […]

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Faculty Connections – Derrick Jack

Derrick, 46, from New Orleans, Louisiana, is a Senior Welding Instructor at the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. He and his family left Louisiana for Texas after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Derrick has been at TWSTC for about five and a half years and has been welding since 2008. Thanks for your […]

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Faculty Appreciations – Meet Jimmy Naro

Jimmy, 65, was born in Lorain, Ohio, but grew up in farm country in Henrietta, Ohio. Jimmy, a Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus, has been with TWS for more than eight years. Thanks for your time, Jimmy. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?  I grew […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Christian Burnett

Christian, 25, from Middletown, New York, is a Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus. He joined Tulsa Welding School as an instructor six months ago in late 2021. Thanks for your time, Christian. Talk us through your welding career. I’ve been welding for about eleven years, but eight years professionally after I graduated […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Matt Vossen

Matt, 29, from Bakersfield, California, is a Senior Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School. A TWS graduate himself, Matt has been teaching at the school since February 2020. Thanks for your time, Matt. When did you start welding? I broke out as a welder in 2011 after I graduated Tulsa Welding School. As a kid, […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Josh Allred

Josh, 44, is from Fort Smith, Arkansas, but moved to Bartlesville, Oklahoma, at the age of nine. He has called the Tulsa/Bartlesville area home ever since. Josh is a Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School. He usually teaches 120, which is the Advanced Pipe Welding phase of the Professional Welder program. Thanks for your time, […]

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