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Faculty Connections – Meet John George

John, 53, from Williamstown, New Jersey, is the lead pipefitting instructor at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville. John has been at the school for over four years. He actually developed the pipefitting program in 2016 alongside Director of Training, Jack Dulls. John also teaches a welding class. Thanks for your time, John. When did you […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Rodney Burton

Rodney, 44, born & raised in Cut and Shoot, Texas, is a welding instructor at the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. Rodney started teaching at TWSTC in January 2020. He currently teaches Structural Welding to the afternoon and evening shifts, which is Phase 2 of the Welding Specialist program in Houston. Thanks […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Garrett Ellis

Garrett, 27, from Richfield, Kansas, is a senior welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School. Garrett has been teaching at our Tulsa campus for almost two years. He is also a graduate of Tulsa Welding School. Thanks for your time, Garrett. How long have you been welding? I’ve been welding for about 15 years in total, […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Bill Goff

Bill, 64, from West Virginia, is the lead Electrical Applications instructor at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville. Bill has more years’ experience in the electrical/HVAC field than he cares to remember! He moved to Florida in 1985 and has been part of our faculty team since November 2018. Thanks for your time, Bill. When you […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Marie Tate

Marie, from New Orleans, LA, is a welding instructor at the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. Marie joined the TWSTC faculty three years ago. Houston has been home to her for about seven years. Thanks for your time, Marie. How long have you been welding? About 16 years. I’ll be honest with […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Eli Dodson

Eli, 22, from northeast Oklahoma, is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School. Eli has been with the school for a year and a half. Eli has been welding since he was 15, and he got his first welding job while in high school. Eli teaches Phase Two (Stick) and Phase Six (TIG and Stick) […]

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Graduate Connections – Shiloh Johnson

Shiloh, 27, from Pennsylvania, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in December 2019. Thanks for sharing your story, Shiloh. What did you do after high school? I graduated high school in 2012 and moved down to California, and then on to Texas. I’m from a really […]

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